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India Goes Its Own Way on Iran’s Nuclear Program: Pankaj Mishra

Feb. 27 (Bloomberg) -- India, the Wall Street Journal claimed recently, is the Iranian mullahs’ “last best friend” for continuing to buy oil from, and trade with, Iran. Questioning why Prime Minister Manmohan Singh “hasn’t already curtailed dealings with the Islamic Republic,” the Journal wondered if it has to do with the Indian fear of “pushy Westerners.” Accusing India of carrying some “mental baggage from the days of the Non-Aligned Movement,” the paper castigated the country for having failed to grow out of its “adolescent neurosis.”

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