UK’s Guardian newspaper declared that WikiLeaks on India are fake. Really? Is US envoy Timothy Roemer’s cable of 16 Feb. 2010 calling Indian military “slow and slumbering” fake? Didn’t he call Indian military doctrine a “myth”? Guardian, along with NYT and a German magazine, ruined the good work of WikiLeaks by selectively releasing cables angled to attack nations at odds with US, British and Nato policies.
Archive for the Category ‘Nuclear Proliferation’
The humiliation faced by India’s ambassador at a US airport is linked to recent events when Indian citizens linked to the Indian government were found engaged in suspicious activities related to terrorism and nuclear espionage, including on US soil.
India’s weapons purchases from the United States are not bigger than Saudi Arabia or the oil-rich Gulf states. Nor is the Indian IT industry really much more than a Call-Center industry that can’t even beat the Chinese IT base. India is worried about a popular backlash in the US against Indianizing American jobs. As Obama heads to India, the picture is more complicated than what is being projected.
Tokyo is asking Pakistan to sign NPT while condoning nuclear sale to India. The move will worsen global nuclear proliferation. Unfortunately, like the US, Japan’s record on nuclear safety is not too good.
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