India Needs Butter, Not Guns

Successful nuclear tests are a "feather in the cap" of India's defense scientists ("And now for the fallout," Asian Business, May 25). But its political leaders, including the Prime Minister, should have displayed more maturity in handling this issue, especially with Pakistan and China. If India was sincere that the testing was for scientific purposes, the political leaders should also have used the same language. Instead, their collective cacophony and chest-thumping displayed an utter lack of political maturity.

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