January 19, 2013

Russia, U.S. Shower India in Weapons

Joseph Hammond, The European

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From the Middle East to the Magnitsky affair (when a Russian lawyer was arrested and later died in jail in 2009 after allegedly uncovering a vast network of corruption), Russian and US officials continue to see past each other. When US officials worry about democracy in Russia, Vladmir Putin never hesitates to bring up the specter of Guantanamo. However, the is one area of the globe where Russian and American interests intersect: Arming India.

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