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2020-07-27 India-Pakistan
The U.S. Wants India as a Real Ally, Not Another Helpless Dependent
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Posted by Frank G 2020-07-27 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6468 views ]  Top

#1 But does the Indian government want this? Remember the Non-Aligned Nations fantasy of days past?
Posted by magpie 2020-07-27 00:24||   2020-07-27 00:24|| Front Page Top

#2 Too true. India's leadership is nothing if not foolish and corrupt. But on the other hand, they are still an actual democracy, and they have to be worried that if they don't do anything to make life painful for China, their days will be numbered. Especially after a direct attack on their borders.
Posted by Vernal Hatrick 2020-07-27 08:35||   2020-07-27 08:35|| Front Page Top

#3 India has been leaning towards the US more and more during Republican Administrations. It's a natural alliance for both if they consider China a possible threat.

India's main problem is half their individual states are Communist and the rest are corrupt so their internal economy is gonna be crippled until they figure that out.
Posted by rjschwarz 2020-07-27 11:05||   2020-07-27 11:05|| Front Page Top

#4 one reason China might feel free to kill Indian soldiers — but not Japanese or Taiwanese troops — is that Japan and Taiwan are sheltering under a U.S. security umbrella.

It's because they don't share a border with China, genius.

The last thing the US needs is more worthless, needy allies. We don't get any gratitude, just gimme gimme gimme followed by abuse for having a military. It's the no-win situation. The only winning move is not to play.
Posted by Maggie Poodle6767 2020-07-27 12:20||   2020-07-27 12:20|| Front Page Top

#5 Supporting allies like India with arms sales and training means is a far better strategy than trying to do everything ourselves.
Posted by rjschwarz 2020-07-27 13:04||   2020-07-27 13:04|| Front Page Top

#6 The Democratic party policy on Israel has already failed in India
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2020-07-27 14:08||   2020-07-27 14:08|| Front Page Top

#7 Any policy that depends upon Peaceful Muslims is likely to fail.
Posted by rjschwarz 2020-07-27 16:55||   2020-07-27 16:55|| Front Page Top

#8  The Democratic party policy on Israel has already failed in India

True dat.
Posted by trailing wife 2020-07-27 22:51||   2020-07-27 22:51|| Front Page Top

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