4 min read.Updated: 22 May 2022, 10:24 PM ISTMihir Sharma, Bloomberg
American aid cannot resolve India’s impossible trinity on defence
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The Indian government’s unwillingness to condemn Russia forcefully for its invasion of Ukraine seems to have woken up leaders in Washington an old problem: How to wean India’s military off its dependence on Russian arms. According to Bloomberg News, the US is considering a $500 million defence package for India to finance the purchase of US weapon systems.