December 17, 2013

The Nanny Scandal Tearing U.S., India Apart

Joshua Keating, Slate

The Associated Press

It hasn’t made too much noise here but there’s a major diplomatic rift developing between the United States and India over the arrest of an Indian diplomat in New York for underpaying her nanny.

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