Wendy Schiller comments for The Providence Journal "In a small state, voters may view their congressional representatives as statewide officials, even though they are elected in two separate districts, because the policy benefits and grants that they secure from the federal government will most likely end up helping residents across the entire state."
Ashutosh Varshney comments for The Washington Post "Modi is confident that Western governments will not support their NGOs because Washington needs Delhi. It's again a function of geopolitics: He is in a very sweet spot because of the rise of China."