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Arm Twisting in Concert

Arm Twisting in Concert Nireekshak AN excellent example of how a nation can run the gamut of emotions from self-confidence to fright is provided by the coverage of Pakistan's bid to get arms from the Soviet Union, It all began with a PTI report dated New Delhi, July 3, which quoted Pakistan Times as saying that "Russia is not prepared to put a stop to the flow of its weapons to India. Instead it seems willing to sell weapons to Pakistan also." On July 6, UNI said in a report datelinod New Delhi that "Pakistan's latest effort to obtain military equipment from the Soviet Union does not appear to have borne any result, according to information reaching official sources here". Hindu published this report on an inside page (page 7).

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