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Sen. Obama Cites Gandhi as an Influence

India AbroadOutlook India, Posted: Jul 27, 2008


Senator Barack Obama told the Indian newsweekly Outlook that though he had concerns about the non-proliferation aspects of the original Indo-US nuclear agreement he thinks the agreement would enhance Indo-US partnership and help combat global warming reports India Abroad. Sen. Obama also said he wants "across-the-board growth" in US-India relations in areas such as military cooperation, climate change, HIV/AIDS and agriculture. "New Delhi is now a part of an American president's overseas travel while in office, just as it is to other capitals of our key allies," said Sen. Obama. Sen. Obama who has talked about providing incentives to discourage offshore outsourcing, said a competitive world cannot be reversed. However, American companies need tax incentives to create jobs in the US he said, and invest in retraining programs. Asked about his Indian influences Sen. Obama said his mother did rural anthropological work in India and throughout his life he has looked to Mahatma Gandhi as an inspiration, because he embodies "transformational change." "That is why his portrait hangs in my Senate office: to remind me that real results will come not just from Washington - they will come from the people," said Sen. Obama.




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