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India: the last of the Brics left standing

The Brics narrative is crumbling—the five countries need transparent institutions and lessons in self-reliance

By George Magnus  

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, center, accompanied by his cabinet ministers addresses the media upon his arrival at the Indian Parliament House on the opening day of the winter session, in New Delhi, India , Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015. (AP Photo/ Manish Swarup)

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