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India’s Deal for French Fighter Jets Going Sour?

India’s negotiations with France for the purchase of 126 Rafale fighter jets have hit snags amid increasing fears that the 20 billion dollars deal may fall apart. New Delhi is considering to buy Russian Sukhoi-30 in case the Rafale negotiations fail.

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Arming India into Dependency

The blossoming of ties with the United States has become an important diplomatic asset for India in recent years. Yet, the heady glow of the much-ballyhooed strategic partnership helped obscure prickly issues that arose much before the Devyani Khobragade episode. In truth, the Obama administration’s reluctance to accommodate Indian interests on major issues, coupled with the fundamental challenge of managing …

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