US - India Nuclear Agreement

Last July the United States struck a unique nuclear deal with India. This has polarised the international community and even provoked doubts in the US Congress. Seven years after the world condemned India’s nuclear tests, why is Washington now prepared to support the country’s nuclear programme? Critics argue that the move undermines global nuclear control mechanisms, and will heighten tensions with Pakistan.

The World Today Updated 23 October 2020 Published 1 January 2006 4 minute READ

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