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Calcutta Diary

AM The dividing line between the time-tested Monroe Doctrine and the new Galbraith doctrine is more metaphysical than real. Somalia is jiust the beginning. Next on the agenda, it now appears more than likely, is Yugoslavia. And if the Ram lata storm- troopers, duly abetted by the country's prime minister, have their way, India could well soon convert itself into a non-functioning anarchy. The circuitous route of softening up India via Fund-Bank conditionalities would then be considered superfluous. It would be more sensible to proceed in accordance with the straightforward Galbraith doctrine.

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