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Walker's World: Obama is losing India
UPI via Space War ^ | 3/15/2010 | by Martin Walker

Posted on 03/16/2010 9:01:13 PM PDT by ErnstStavroBlofeld

The Obama administration is trying to play catch-up in its relations with the country that could become its most important long-term ally. But it may be leaving it too late, after India last week agreed a $7 billion deal in arms, nuclear reactors and space technology with Russia. India's strategic importance can hardly be exaggerated. More than just the other Asian economic giant after China, India is a democracy where English is an official language. It shares with Washington the same love-hate attitude toward China, hopeful but deeply suspicious at the same time. And with a much healthier demographic profile than China, most extrapolations of long-term trend suggest that India's economy will outgrow China's by the second half of this century.

U.S. President Barack Obama himself seems to have understood this. The first state dinner he hosted was for India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. And then were strong foundations on which to build. His Democratic predecessor Bill Clinton had started the courtship of India in the 1990s and President George W. Bush's commitment to India was one of the few successes of his troubled foreign policy

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TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: india; obama; russia; southasia

1 posted on 03/16/2010 9:01:14 PM PDT by ErnstStavroBlofeld
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To: sonofstrangelove

He is just screwing everything up.


2 posted on 03/16/2010 9:02:36 PM PDT by Rennes Templar
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To: sonofstrangelove
Obama = Nero
3 posted on 03/16/2010 9:03:52 PM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: Rennes Templar

He is just screwing everything up.
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On PURPOSE!!!!!!!!


5 posted on 03/16/2010 9:04:53 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (I don't have a 'Cousin Pookie'.)
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To: sonofstrangelove
The is no ally on Earth or off planet that Pres_ _ent Obama
supports and helps.

There is no enemy on Earth or off planet that
Pres_ _ent Obama has not defended, protected, funded,
freed, helped, assisted, or weaponized
from the very instant he was sworn in.


6 posted on 03/16/2010 9:05:29 PM PDT by Diogenesis ("Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God." --Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Rennes Templar

For people who just love diplomacy, they’re terrible at it.

It’s bad enough that they alienate the UK, but India too. India is both a good ally and a good ally to have.


7 posted on 03/16/2010 9:07:05 PM PDT by AmishDude (It doesn't matter whom you vote for, it matters who takes office.)
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To: sonofstrangelove

Ah...but he is gaining Muslim countries..


8 posted on 03/16/2010 9:08:11 PM PDT by bushpilot1
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To: pieceofthepuzzle

Obama = Nero

It is said that Nero’s last words were “What an artist the world is losing.”

I can see Obama saying something similar.


9 posted on 03/16/2010 9:08:38 PM PDT by AmishDude (It doesn't matter whom you vote for, it matters who takes office.)
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To: sonofstrangelove

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Uh....Obama has no interest in being a friend of Idia.

India’s biggest enemy is a Muslim nation.


10 posted on 03/16/2010 9:09:08 PM PDT by Touch Not the Cat (You may have to fight when there is no hope of victory; it is better to perish than to live a slave)
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To: sonofstrangelove

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Uh....Obama has no interest in being a friend of Idia.

India’s biggest enemy is a Muslim nation.


11 posted on 03/16/2010 9:09:09 PM PDT by Touch Not the Cat (You may have to fight when there is no hope of victory; it is better to perish than to live a slave)
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To: sonofstrangelove

Situation Normal, All F’ed Up. Yep, another day in Obamaland.


12 posted on 03/16/2010 9:09:19 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four fried chickens and a coke)
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To: sonofstrangelove

Since India fell off the global warming hoax wagon, maybe it’s best NObama lets them go. Hey they will only mess up the lies even more.


13 posted on 03/16/2010 9:09:52 PM PDT by Tarpon ( ...Rude crude socialist Obama depends on ignorance to force his will on people)
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To: sonofstrangelove
...President George W. Bush's commitment to India was one of the few successes of his troubled foreign policy."

I stopped there.

14 posted on 03/16/2010 9:11:15 PM PDT by americanophile
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To: AmishDude
-- It is said that Nero's last words were "What an artist the world is losing." --

The founders intended that the fate of the people would not be tied to a quirky ruler, that the people would be of their own mind and means.

15 posted on 03/16/2010 9:15:49 PM PDT by Cboldt
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To: sonofstrangelove

Obama is losing...period.


16 posted on 03/16/2010 9:17:52 PM PDT by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: Rennes Templar
Hey!

Cut Zero some slack!

It takes a lot of time and effort to fill out one's NCAA basketball tournament brackets.

17 posted on 03/16/2010 9:18:25 PM PDT by hole_n_one
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To: sonofstrangelove

Is there anyone he isn’t losing?


18 posted on 03/16/2010 9:18:29 PM PDT by BlessedBeGod (New Wizard of Oz: Pelosi as the Wicked Witch of the West & Michelle as the Wicked Witch of the East.)
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To: BlessedBeGod
Is there anyone he isn’t losing?

Maybe Hamas, and a few similar entities.

19 posted on 03/16/2010 9:21:55 PM PDT by thulldud (Is it "alter or abolish" time yet?)
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To: Rennes Templar

Exactly.


20 posted on 03/16/2010 9:23:03 PM PDT by dr_who
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To: thulldud
Hamas advises Obama: Get your act together
21 posted on 03/16/2010 9:23:49 PM PDT by hole_n_one
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To: thulldud
"Maybe Hamas..."

Hamas advises Obama: Get your act together

22 posted on 03/16/2010 9:24:21 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: sonofstrangelove

The way Obama is alienating every other nation on earth, one almost has to conclude that he’s trying to turn us into North Korea.


23 posted on 03/16/2010 9:25:08 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: hole_n_one

LOL...GMTA


24 posted on 03/16/2010 9:25:34 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: pieceofthepuzzle
Obama = Nero


25 posted on 03/16/2010 9:38:24 PM PDT by libh8er
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To: bushpilot1
Ah...but he is gaining Muslim countries..

Yeah.

They love him in Indonesia.

26 posted on 03/16/2010 9:40:52 PM PDT by null and void (We are now in day 417 of our national holiday from reality. - 0bama really isn't one of US.)
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To: libh8er

Too funny!!


27 posted on 03/17/2010 1:24:13 AM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: beethovenfan

Losing his period!?
Jesus!!!! Who is the father!?

LOL


28 posted on 03/18/2010 5:37:39 AM PDT by kronos77 (Kosovo is Serbian Jerusalem. No Serbia without Kosovo.)
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To: sonofstrangelove; Rennes Templar; AmishDude
"President Obama's policy of downgrading India to the level of a South Asian power is pushing Delhi closer toward Moscow and Beijing," Nalapat adds." If such an axis takes place, the 'credit' will go to the Obama administration. India sees itself as an Asian power with a global focus. Those unwilling to accept this cannot be defined as friends."

Congratulations, Ohbummer!
29 posted on 03/24/2010 7:06:58 AM PDT by Cronos (Origen(200AD)"The Church received from theApostles the tradition of giving Baptism even to infants")
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