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by Pete
05 Apr 2008 11:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Australia News and Discussion
Replies: 1948
Views: 196568

Karan I reckon this story may interest you http://www.theage.com.au/news/national/downer-denied-indian-scientists-visas/2008/03/16/1205602195503.html?page=fullpage - about Indian nuclear scientists being prevented from visiting Australia. BTW how does one use the URL button on Bharat Rakshak? I've f...
by Pete
03 Apr 2008 09:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Australia News and Discussion
Replies: 1948
Views: 196568

Rudd is being heavily bribed by Chinese. I am surprised that Aussies are not taking any action against him. Don't they have a system of impeachment or no confidence vote? I think your theories are somewhat simplistic. In any case we have no impeachment process just our Governor General sacking a PM...
by Pete
02 Apr 2008 10:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Australia News and Discussion
Replies: 1948
Views: 196568

Pete, I just want to point out that though the Indian Left played a big role in blocking the N-deal, it was not as if there was/is a consensus in India in favor of the deal. If the deal was so good and had support from a majority of people, the left would have not been able to block it. India, as o...
by Pete
02 Apr 2008 09:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Australia News and Discussion
Replies: 1948
Views: 196568

Rye I see uranium as tribute to China and Russia as a significant reason but the Left shafting the US deal AND Australian uranium exports as the major reason. As I said I think the major reason that Australia didn't export to India was your left in Parliament blocking the pivotal US deal. It seems A...
by Pete
02 Apr 2008 04:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Australia News and Discussion
Replies: 1948
Views: 196568

Snubbing India not the best way to engage with Asia I'm under the impression that the India US Nuclear deal has not yet been accepted by (and may not be passed by) the Indian Parliament http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/PoliticsNation/Indo-US_nuclear_deals_fate_is_sealed_CPM_to_cadre/articleshow/...

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