An Interview with Indira Gandhi

"I do not like carving the world into segments; we are one world

Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi arrives in Washington this week for her first official visit in nearly eleven years. Her mission is to narrow India's differences with the U.S. on a number of issues. Among them: Washington's vocal opposition to the Soviet presence in Afghanistan, the sale of 40 American F-16 fighter planes to Pakistan and the controversial U.S. naval base on Diego Garcia in the Indian Ocean. The Prime Minister's son, Rajiv, her heir apparent, will accompany her on the...

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