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The White House also reported that Mr. Obama telephoned Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to discuss the Strategic Dialogue, which runs from Tuesday through Friday.

“President Obama and Prime Minister Singh also expressed their hope that the dialogue will initiate a regular exchange of ideas and discussions between their government,” a White House spokesman said.

Although Mr. Obama hosted Mr. Singh for his first state dinner, Indian analysts have been skeptical of his policies toward India, complaining that he is concentrating more on U.S. relations with Pakistan and “sidelining, downgrading and undermining ties with New Delhi,” as the Times of India noted.

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James Morrison

James Morrison joined the The Washington Times in 1983 as a local reporter covering Alexandria, Va. A year later, he was assigned to open a Times bureau in Canada. From 1987 to 1989, Mr. Morrison was The Washington Times reporter in London, covering Britain, Western Europe and NATO issues. After returning to Washington, he served as an assistant foreign editor ...

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