The expectations over a new era in Indo US relations were fulfilled with signing of the Henry Hyde United States-India Peaceful Atomic Energy Cooperation Act by US President George W Bush. This was a landmark event in many ways. Nuclear non-proliferation has been one of the most steadfast foreign policy objectives of America. For the first time the United States was placing its relationship with India above its concerns over nuclear non-proliferation.
The Henry Hyde Act – Catalyzing Indo US Relations