November 14, 2010

Obama Hits the Right Notes in India

Harsh Pant, Japan Times

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It's not clear if Obama and Delhi are on the same page on this crucial issue. Pakistan continues to use various ploys at its disposal in refusing to redeploy forces away from the border with India to fight militants in the frontier region near Afghanistan. Many in the U.S., including David Petraeus, the top commander in Pakistan, are sympathetic to Pakistan's position and have suggested putting more pressure on India to settle its problems with Islamabad.

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