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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP04 May 2018 10:00 p.m. PST

…. Bangladesh.

"In 2016, the United States backed India's application to join the Nuclear Suppliers Group  but didn't support Pakistan's. This marked an extraordinary turning point in the United States' relationship with these historical adversaries.

In 1971, the United States sent part of its Seventh Fleet to threaten war with India on Pakistan's behalf.

The reasoning behind the deployment is stranger still  it was supposedly to befriend China…."
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Lion in the Stars05 May 2018 3:45 a.m. PST

Realpolitik makes for (very) strange bedfellows!

Legion 405 May 2018 7:21 a.m. PST

So very true ! That pretty much has been the standard for very long time and will continue …

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP05 May 2018 11:23 a.m. PST

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