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    • Anurag Rao
    • 13.07.07 | 14:57 (IDT)

    It makes a lot of strategic sense for India to collaborate with Israel for military R&D. India can not afford to depend on the Russians for all of its military needs. It needs to diversify it's arsenal. In my opinion, Israel is the most reliable country to look to. As for the Palestinians, well.. India still supports the Palestinian cause, but in no way is the public opinion against Israel. On the contrary, there is much euphoria evident in the public mood, barring the reservations of a few, anti-national communist parties. The foreign policy of any country should be driven by realpolitik and not by ideologies. Support for Palestinians is fine, but what has India got in return for its support? An OIC condemnation for it's 'occupation' of Kashmir? Even a dumb person can figure out that India has more to gain by siding with Israelis than Arabs..

    from the article: Report: India, Israel to jointly develop $2.47b. missile system
    First published 00:00 13.07.07 | Last updated 00:00 13.07.07
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