ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Price of the Nuclear Deal

The Indo-US nuclear agreement is part and parcel of a larger evolving strategic relationship with the US that has political, economic, military and technological dimensions. This strategic "almost-an-alliance" is not some threat in the future, but a current reality that is sought to be deepened by the nuclear agreement. Even if one were to grant some degree of primacy to ending the isolation of the Indian nuclear industry, the price of the deal, in terms of strategic compromises across the board over a broad spectrum of other sectors, is far too high for India to pay.

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