You are Invited – The Eagle and the Elephant: Strategic Aspects of the U.S. – India Economic Engagement


Present a Book Launch for:

The Eagle and the Elephant:

Strategic Aspects of U.S.-India Economic Engagement

Wednesday, June 1, 2011     4:00 – 5:30 pm

5th Floor Conference Room

Speaker: Raymond E. Vickery Jr.

From the book publisher: “The Eagle and the Elephant shows how economic engagement directly affects how theUnited States cooperates withIndia on strategic issues. Through case studies of major efforts, including civil nuclear cooperation, services outsourcing, antiterrorism, and electricity generation and the environment, Raymond E. Vickery Jr. presents both successful and unsuccessful instances of complex collaborations between the two nations…He offers new insight into the interplay of legislative and executive branch officials, policy proponents, business and nonprofit organizations, and activists.”

About the speaker: Raymond E. Vickery Jr. is senior director of Albright Stonebridge Group and of counsel to Hogan Lovells. He served as aWilsonCenter public policy scholar in 2008-09 and has 40 years of experience withIndia.  For the past 15 years, he has been deeply involved in the strategic aspects of U.S.-India economic engagement. Several years ago he played a leading role in the passage of the U.S.-India civil nuclear deal. Earlier, he served as assistant secretary of commerce for trade development in the first Bill Clinton administration, and was given responsibility forIndia while carrying out the Commerce Department’s Big Emerging Markets initiative. Since leaving government service, he has worked for severalU.S. companies trading and investing inIndia.

Posted by: PAGE Staff


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