Meeting the Challenge of our Times: Deepening the India-U.S. Partnership | Opinion

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As the world comes to terms with its biggest disruption in more than half a century, it is time to renew the promise of a unique partnership that can directly benefit a fifth of humanity, and can be a source of durable peace and security for the rule-based world order. Over the last two decades, India and the United States have overcome the hesitations of history and fashioned a remarkable partnership, built on a bipartisan consensus in the U.S. and cross-party support in India. As the new administration takes shape under President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, we can build on that foundation to benefit our nations and the world.Our immediate work with the U.S.

administration will focus on confronting the pandemic, advancing our wide-ranging cooperation in health care, which ranges from scientific exchanges (five vaccine collaborations are currently underway) to pharmaceutical inputs and exchange of best practices. In recent years, India has emerged as the "pharmacy more...