India is a natural ally of the United States due to their shared commitment to democracy and counter-terrorism, according to a senior White House official who said the bilateral relationship was going to get stronger and better under the Trump administration. “India is a natural ally of the United States because of the shared commitment to democracy and to counter-terrorism, and because the region is so vital to the US security,” he said. “The relationship with Modi is his relationship with Modi. But, the US and India are going to have a strong relationship and it’s going to get stronger under this president. Very optimistic about the cooperation that can happen between the United States and India, Shah said when it comes to South Asia, the US has the most common interests with India.
Source: Hindustan Times November 14, 2017 09:11 UTC