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Opinion

Washington's clumsy attempts to bully India must stop

Undermining its relationship with New Delhi will cost the U.S. dearly

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Joe Biden meets virtually with Narendra Modi in Washington on April 11: It is a challenging time for U.S.-India relations.   © AP

Brahma Chellaney is a geostrategist and author of nine books, including "Asian Juggernaut: The Rise of China, India and Japan."

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