The Obama administration’s announcement that it will “support India’s full membership” in the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) shows a troubling disregard for the long term health of the international institutions governing nonproliferation.
The NSG was formed in 1975 in reaction to the 1974 Indian nuclear test. Its purpose is to set rules, which members [...]
When the U.S. and India pushed through the 2008 nuclear deal, part of the U.S. rationale was that its firms would be able to access the lucrative Indian civil nuclear market, currently valued at around $150 billion. Now, the Indian parliament has passed a bill defining who is liable in the event of a [...]
James Joyner passes along some rather unremarkable news about India’s views on the ongoing US occupation of Afghanistan - unremarkable news given the regional dynamic that pits India (in support of the Karzai government) against Pakistan (who had strongly backed the Taliban as its proxy/ally in Afghanistan):
India’s new ambassador to the United States, Meera Shankar, told the [...]