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As U.S. President Barack Obama put it in his address to the Indian parliament, "India isn't emerging. It has already emerged." India has grown steadily through the global recession, and the Asian giant is taking measures to reorient global institutions to suit its geopolitical weight. India has sought partnerships with neighbors and like-minded Asian democracies to counter China, and is attempting to rapidly modernize its military, especially its naval and air-force capabilities. This strategic posture review examines India's foreign and defense policies and its strategic priorities.