August 10, 2012

India Too Generous with Its Water

Brahma Chellaney, Japan Times

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Generosity in diplomacy can yield rich dividends if it is part of a strategically geared outreach designed to ameliorate the regional-security situation so that India can play a larger global role. But if it is not anchored in the fundamentals of international relations - including reciprocity and leverage building - India risks accentuating its tyranny of geography, even as it is left holding the bag.

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