Joseph Nye, Harvard University | June 13, 2008
As Bush's term ends, the president can look back on a solid Asia legacy. ++ He successfully used India to balance China. ++ India is the world's largest democracy, 80,000 Indian students study in the US, and trade between India and the US has increased up to $26 billion. ++ Hence, close cooperation has been established and is on the right track to be continued. ++ This balance is needed to integrate China into international institutions. ++ "Handled properly, the simultaneous rise of China and India could be good for all countries."