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Re: Japan doesn't understand India....



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[Topics under debate]: GOOD GOVERNANCE
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vamsi@siliconcorp.com wrote:

> More even than the US, Japan has been laying down drastic conditions
for
> normalising its relations with India. It has wanted India purely and
> simply to roll back its nuclear weapons programme and, unlike the
> Americans, refused to consider India's notion of a ``minimum
> deterrence''. In plain words, it has refused to acknowledge the
reality
> that India is a full- fledged nuclear weapons state.
>

i believe japan understands very well and their actions parallel the
us's:
they do not apply the same standards to their close neighbor china, re
nuclear
arms, because, imo, china represents a much bigger potential market than
india
and they don't want to jeopardize that.

-Charu



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