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that India’s votes against Iran at the IAEA in 2005 and 2006 were ‘coerced”. For that’s exactly what Stephen G. Rademaker, a former senior official in Bush administration, admitted at a lecture in Delhi on Thursday. Rademaker added that India would have to “do more” in the months ahead to prove it was on the side of the “First World nations” and should immediately abandon the proposed Iran-Pakistan-India gas pipeline. Since he quit State in December, Rademaker has joined a private U.S. lobbying firm India hired to advance its case on nuclear cooperation in the Beltway. All I can is that with friends and lobbyists like these, who needs enemies.
16 February 2007
India’s anti-Iran votes were coerced, says former U.S. official
`New Delhi should walk away from Iran pipeline project’
New Delhi: A former ranking official of the Bush administration acknowledged on Thursday that India’s votes against Iran at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in 2005 and 2006 were “coerced.”
In a talk on `Iran, North Korea and the future of the NPT’ at the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses, Stephen G. Rademaker — who quit his job as Assistant Secretary for Nonproliferation and International Security at the U.S. State Department last December — said the July 2005 nuclear agreement had helped bring about a big change in India’s attitude towards “non-proliferation.”
“The best illustration of this is the two votes India cast against Iran at the IAEA,” he said, adding: “I am the first person to admit that the votes were coerced.”
A key role in the entire process was played by the Congressional hearings on the nuclear deal, the former State Department official noted.
“In the end, India did not vote the wrong way,” he said. And India’s votes against Iran, in turn, “paved the way for the Congressional vote on the civilian nuclear proposal last year.”
Mr. Rademaker joined the State Department in 2002 as Assistant Secretary of State for Arms Control and was put in charge of the combined bureaus of arms control and non-proliferation in 2005. At the end of 2006, he quit the U.S. government to take up a job with Barbour Griffith & Rogers, the lobbying firm whose clients include the Government of India.
During the time he served in the State Department, Mr. Rademaker was involved in bilateral negotiations with India on nuclear matters. He also headed the U.S. delegation to two meetings of the Nuclear Suppliers Group held soon after the July 2005 Indo-U.S. nuclear deal.
Though the civil nuclear bill had now cleared Congress, said Mr. Rademaker, “more is going to be required [of India] because the problems of Iran and North Korea have not been solved.”
The former Bush administration official claimed Iran was developing nuclear weapons and that the international community was going to have to take tougher measures to persuade Iran to change course. “Whether there will be more U.N. sanctions or more measures taken outside the U.N. context, we’ll have to see.” Russia, said Mr. Rademaker, was “not fully cooperating” with the U.S.
“If the U.N. Security Council acts against Iran, this would make things easier for countries like India. But if things go in the direction of increasing economic pressure by a coalition of countries like the U.S, Europe and Japan, India will have to make a choice,” he said. India would have to decide whether to join these countries in the economic measures they took. “It is India’s prerogative to decide, but should it (not join), it would be a big mistake and a lost opportunity,” he added.
The July 2005 Indo-U.S. nuclear agreement had “opened a door for India to further its integration with the industrialised world and it would be bad for India to squander this opportunity,” Mr. Rademaker said. “So I hope India, for its own self-interest, decides to participate (in these measures).”
`A low cost way’
As a “first step” towards tightening the screws on Iran, India should withdraw from the proposed Iran-Pakistan-India pipeline project, the former U.S. official argued. “This would send a strong message to Iran, while not hurting India’s economic interests” because the pipeline was unlikely to be economically viable, he claimed. “I am not sure what kind of investor would put up money for a pipeline running from Iran through Pakistan. What happens if there is an incident in Kashmir?”
Walking away from the IPI pipeline project, said Mr. Rademaker, would, therefore, be “a low cost way of India demonstrating its commitment to non-proliferation.”
He clarified that the U.S. did not consider the Iran pipeline to be a “litmus test” for India. But scrapping the project “would be a smart thing for India to do.” India, he stressed, “needs to stop thinking of itself as a Third World country… and start aligning itself with the First World countries.”
Asked about the possibility of U.S. military action against Iran, Mr. Rademaker said, “I have never been a proponent of military strikes against Iran because I am not persuaded they would be effective.”
is india really an indepdent copuntry?in last 15 years since the days of horrible mano=mohan singh the unelectable prime minister.?>>Russia., india and china, and many european copuntries aswell must pool their resources to defeat the angloamerican evil in the world.>>great for DRDO.>But there are some people in the media -mostly english langauge ones earning bribe from american patrons -who ware bent on deriding DRDO. Take the example of this traiotor ajay shuklaq of beusiness standard of 12/2/2007 who is hell bent that drdo should ntop be given any more money-he is ofcourse getting money from Boeing to pimp americans.> web blog of this traitor- ajayshukla.blogspot.com>so are the media like toilet paper of india, indian express, economic times,hinduistan times, and ofcourse british owned star tv and NDTv-thse all are typical inferioirity complex suffering indians whio lick their masters -not angloamericans and do their bidding inside india .>=======================================================================>Russia., india and china, and some european copuntries aswell must pool their resources to defeat the anglo-american evils in the world.>>Now underlined quote from an american paper.> />(From the Christian scince monitor of 12 th Feb,, 2007).>>•” Russia is already supplying India with the Sukhoi-30MKI, an advanced “fourth generation” warplane that consistently defeats its Western counterparts, such as the frontline US fighters, the F-15C and F-16. Versions of the Su-30 are also being sold to China, Venezuela, and Malaysia.”>>(christian scince monitor of 12th feb, 2007).>>=====================================================================>Asked about the possible advantage the Gripen held over an aircraft like the F-16, Wagermark said: ‘I cannot imagine the IAF, which intends to obtain the highest quality aircraft available in the market, opting for the rather obsolete F-16 over the state-of-the-art Gripen.’>>=========================================================================>Feb 21 (PTI) The French Air Force team participating in Garuda III, a joint exercise here with their Indian counterparts, is impressed with the performance of the Sukhoi-30MKI comabt jet, particularly its vector controls.>>“I saw the Su-30 twice, once in a photograph and the next time at an airshow. I am looking forward to sitting in its cockpit soon,” Air Marshal Patrick de Roussiers, chief of the French Air Force’s Air Defence and Air Operations Command, told a press confernece here.>>Garuda III began on February 12 and will continue till February 23.>>While the Indian Air Force has fielded its Su-30MKIs, Mirage 2000s and MiG-27s, the French are participating with Mirage-2000-5, an improved version of the jets flown by India, and Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) aircraft.>>Some members of the French team said they were most impressed by the vector controls of the Su-30, which enables it to suddenly reduce speed in mid-air when chased, thereby catching the enemy unawares.>>===================================================================================>>russia has agreed to use one billion dollar worth of russian money in rupees to be invested in india-that means the mig 29 were given to india not only in then worthless rupees but aslo that ruppee wanever left india-therefore it was free to tindia.>then you have traiotrs rather pimps like times of inia real toilet paper which is pidecrying russian advenced planes like mig 35 and sukhoi 33 in favour of old decrepit f16 which are due for scrap yard-as they are 40ys old.>itis the same toilet ppaer of india hwich is resopinsible thafor india not renewing her old plane-like mig21 which shoudl have been replaced 20 yrs ago and>how low and tr4eracherous can this toilet paper go.these toielt paper jourlaists must be mercillely killed forthwith.>>>=======================================================================>>At that gathering he jeered at Washington for overreaching itself and acting as if it presided over a unipolar world. Putin went on to menacingly warn that the United States, “has overstepped its national borders in every way. This is visible in the economic, political, cultural and educational policies it imposes on other nations.>>>=================================================================>>Happily, the communication system in India’s armed forces has developed from time to time, thanks to the country’s young scientists and the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). The induction of the state-of-the-art communication systems in the armed forces, like the AREN-Area grid system, have proved once more that India’s defence scientists and technicians are not lagging behind anyone in the world, given, of course, the required financial backing, which is invariably lacking more due to bureaucratic hassles and bad planning. Notwithstanding the handicaps, the continuous improvements in transistors and integrated circuits have not only led to miniaturisation and module construction, but also to the whole question in the field on electronics and communication techniques.>).========================================================================>Has india been a sovereign country during the last 16 yrs?>>“Gutierrez said India also needs to attract more foreign direct investment and expedite reforms especially in the retail sector. Gutierrez adds, “Retail sector is at the top of the list in terms of the recommendation, suggestions and encouragement that we’ll give to the government of India in terms of liberalization reforms.”>>Gutierrez will meet with Commerce Minister Kamal Nath during his two-day visit to India.”–15th feb,2007.
like in iraq so in iran-and india will always be a fool’s country especially the govermnet of india.>>year–1997>Irak is right in demanding ouster of anglo-saxon spies from hollowed Iraki’s soil.In name of uno, and before that leage of friends ,and now Amnesty International, this heyena country called england has installed a lot bof speis all over World and has virtually hijacked Americans to do their domestic and foreign policies for furtherance of british (england’s ) interest than even American ‘s interest.> >> These days for last few years a lot of Kurdish refugees(who by the way are more aryans than all the europeans combined-though it is irrelevant here)are escaping from Turkey because of Turkish pressure. But nobody has ever stopped Turkey from having her air space nor has anyone bobed them. and why should anyone?Who has given right to a handfull of countries to be a policeman? Could they dare demand such thing at time of so called cold war? Every december,ever since gulf war there is a show of bullying tactics by anglo-saxons in middle east. There is really no ground but excuse is created because this race feels uplifted when others are insultated. Also there is a low cost exercise in bullying any other nation by military postures. Why should Iraq not have weapons as he desires?in 1981, when the israelis had bombed the iraqui nuclear reacto(a few days before going critical) it was britain)govt, and british media) who had vwhemently opposed Israeli daring action and did a lot of anti-jewish propaganda. Atleast Begin had a reason to fear from the arab enemy of israel. even in ’82 Lebanon war it was britain which was most vociferous in criticizing Isreali militay action at the same time minimizing the Isreali Airforce’s achievement in destroying Bacca’s valley missiles through high tech method.In fact What americans did in gulf war was what Isreali had achieved way back in ’82 in Lebanon war and America obtained that military know-how from Israelis after Lebanon war. But gulf war is justifiable on basis of military superirity but not Lebanon war. In fact when an american general said that america learned a lot from Israelis’ achievement then the american defense minister Winnberg said that itAmerica learned not from Israeli but from British. Ofcourse we all know that Wnnberg was (awarded sir) more of anbritish defense minister than american one. He was pro-british and anti-jewish (and antirussian and all others aswell). In fact in lebanon war the american foreign secratary was changed because the british did not like Hague’s attitude. This much britain exercises influence in american affairs. Now having installed all the stooges in Arab world britain has discarded her sham veil of Arabists and openly insults(through america ofcouse because on own britain is not even a fourh grade power)the arab world.Talking about the stooge, have you wondered why these days even Yeltsin’s bad health no longer makes any headline news in anglosaxon world?Before any cold that Yeltsin had was niticed and still before that any peon from Russia had a headline news ‘ material. The reaon is simple. Britain has installed in Russia not only a mad man likes yelstin but also a second line of stooge successor to him. After Yelstin usefullness is over then he will be replaced by those second line of british stooge who at the moment are already controlling Russia and destroying her everyday. Democracy ,as understood today, basically means any system which gives free hand to britain to exploit other races. If their is one example of what an evil this so called capitalism is and what a saviour communism(britain does not dislike communism, she dislikes other’s prosperity and independence whether it comes from communism, nationalism or what ever)is: this ruinous example of Russia is the real lesson. China is right to hold on to her nationalistic pursuit. It really is a war between anglo-saxons and the rest of the world. It is a race war.Sooner the rest of the world realizes that better it would be and this danger would be sorted out.> >You remember that at the height of cold war in mid 80’s there was a lot of activities of C.N.D. You would expect that with so called cold war finished, this C.N.D. would be asking to the british peoples to leave the nuclear weopons given to her,out of pity and filiaty, by the United states. But exactly opposite happened. C.N.D. has been defunct since than. It is as if that was a front of the british govt. to show by way of propaganda that that country had some moral voice.In other words, C.N.D. was a sham created by the british to give them respectability. Ofcourse when a non-anglosaxon country aould perfect their nuclear weopon,as France rightly did, then there would be a lot of hue and cry by the anglo-saxons’ media. France and china are right in strenghtening their independent military power. The real danger to world comes from england and her anglosaxons agents. France understand that and Germany was a fool in not supporting France in Nato meeting this Summer. Just as Cnd has been proved a sham of british propaganda, more so is the sham which goes by the name of amnesty international. It is interesting that as soon falkland war started, within a few weeks this amnesty international presented a dozier on Argentina. In the same way as soon gulf war started(soon after Iraqui’s intervention in kuwait) the same amnesty international presented a dozier and report on Iraqui’s atrocities. an fact many of the amnesty allegations were just a copy of what british media was saying and which later on proved to be fabrication and great big lies. But bthis did not dent the reputation of amnesty international. british propaganda ensured that. IN ’88 when Dalia lama,at the height of Tibetan disturbances, visited west, the then british prime minister refused to meet Him. Later on with the demise of Russia and usefullness of China gone and with manipulation to keep power in Hongkong somehow intact, the same british media and government ,like dog, started barking at China. It is interesting that amnesty international selectively targets those very countries(as it did china after cold war) who are out of faviour(because they would not be a brtish sttoge)of the british media and govt. This is not surprizing as amnesty international is the creation of british govt, and british media. england with the most appaling record of human rights in last 200 years of her evil rule, needed some organisation to keep the others from chrging england off her past and current evil practices. In other words it went for aggresive posture in propaganda war so that others can be demoralized and stopped from ponting out the real evil which is england. That is why amnesty international is one armour of the british lies to exploit the rest of the world. Amnesty international must be ignored and an independent human watchdog (which england will simply ignore) created. One purpose of amnesty international is to create an atmosphere for hatred towards the would be vitims of british exploitation so that a victim could be blamed to have deserved the consequences. That is why ,now amnesty international sometimes threatens China, sometimes India and etc. India because india needs to be cowed down and also so that India does not make nuclear wepon and thus feel free from future american(read english and anglosaxon)aggression. This is all to create an atmoshphere of mis information. The other countries are also responsible(out of sheer inferority complex) for giving these instuments of british propaganda so much imporatance. If they simply ignore and then the british lies and then themselves go in offensive(they can do it-no problem)against british exploitation and propaganda then tose countries would not in such dire strait as they are now. Think, this deteriration has happened in only last 20 years(thogh the british have been at this game for a long time but they were not always succesful when others have been vigilant).Ignoring and fighting all this anglosaxons propaganda, the other races(yes it comes to that) must unite and support each other against this common enemy england. The other nations should also go nuclear and assemble as much arm as possible ,collaborate on it and ignoring this anglosaxon race they must be prepared for war which tjhen would be prevented otherwise it would come inevitably. The other nations need to arm themselves to protect themselves from anglo saxon race. Thinking any other way is simply kidding oneself. And it can be done and will be done.>>> WE throw a challenge to these low lifes-if the English feel themselves >ao powerful them let them attack and win even Irak(already weaken by u.n.sanctions)without the help of u.n.sanctioins(that means Irak would have same freedom to acquire arms and means and Arabs and Israeli had in thier war)>and with out u.s.a. England is neither Isreal of today nor Sparta of yesterday.Let them be reminded that at height of thier empire in 1917, England was almost defeated >by Germans when German army’s 3/4 th division was concentrated on Eastern front. These english are that weak and coward people.But thir mouth will have to shut for ever>when all the whites ,European and Thirld world unite against this english disese.> There is no point in telling them truth, they understand only one thing which they will soon get-tatal beating physically-the only language these animals understand. Hitler,who these worship>was wrong about the jews who were only british agents-what Hitler said about jews applied not to jews but to the english(anglo-saxons).race-pity he did not do the the british what should have been done instead. Well It is never too late.>>> For all those who talk of globalization and protection of intellectual property right, a small news which was never in prominent place in any of english speaking papers or news but was very much reported in French media. In the last weeks of October 98 was reported in French papers that 4 different French members of European Parliament were going to raise the question of industrial espionage of some 100 each of French and German companies by england in collaboration with u.s.a. and other anglo-saxon countries like Autralia and new zealand. In other words they same countries who made a lot of hue and cry over Indias nuclear test and who are the ones pushing for intellectual property rights and globalization. Thier modus operandi? Checking all satellite bases communication(telephone, fax, internet,etc)with help of klistening devices in anglosaxon countries and spying ao all the talks and messages all over world.This illegal activity is cordinated in england. European countries are loosins billions of dollars each years through leak of confidential techiqe and discovery. Apart form the fact that for tea,china, spices and plants this thief country england never paid anything for others’ intellectual property right(why does royal doulton or british tea company not pay royalty to China?) this thief country england has done theft of German technology like urea making ang consequently ammunition making. In fact Standarsd oil company of america made a lot of theft of BAAs. a Germany company and many of the bombs which fell on Germany came from german tech. stolen by anglosaxon thieves england and america. That is not counting stolen from germans the tech. to make nuclear bomb and rockets. With these stolen technology has this anglo-american race been able to bully the rest of the world. And it wants to freeze the DIFFERENCE between it and other races in stone-for ever so that it can rule others unhindered. By the same mechanism it destroyed japanes and other Asian econmis. That is why India and others need very badly neclear deterence against enemies of the rest of the world.And the rest of world wants to break from ythier cluthes but has no courage because most of thirld world is governed by the likes of traitors like manmohan singh and Ahulliavala and spineless people like Jaswant Singh and Gujral and Atal bihari Vajpaye types.>>==================================>By the way in response to American spys'(manmohan singh)question as to what constitute Minimum nuclear deterence for India the Prime minister should have assured that it would be such that in case of attack, as in bagdad, by the anglo-American goons,India will have effective nuclear and convention weopon to hit at targets in england and united states. Only ,and then only will have India effective deterence.> In last 16 years India has had no strong leaderhip or>govt; and the>result (for those who have brain to see) is for all to see-The foreigners in>name of liberalization and globalization have come back with vehemence and>are exploiting india and other countries. If England can sell rotten, viral>infected british meat in name of support british products; if america>supports her own rubbish car in name of buy american then what right have>these two countries have to stop developing countries supporting their much>better products.Even country like Germany with export per annum of !7oo>billion marks is in recession-lesson- the nation lives by domestic product and>domestic consumption. Even Germans are realizing that so called globilization>is a big sham and rightly so.It is propaganda by anglosaxon countries to flood>and control world market and world ecomy. England and america does>protectionism in own country but has pushed this liberalization concept for>others to follow so that they can sell their rubbish products to others. In>fact england and amerirca make such low grade but high priced products that>nobody will willingly buy them except themselves like english people buying>viral-infected british meat. But by blackmail they force others to buy their>rubbish. Saudi arabia ,their stooge, is not allowed to buy from germany or>France but only from these anglosaxons parasites for her arms. All countries>of europe and rest of world should bycott british and american product-they>are crubbish and pricy.That is why thirld world needs to strengthen their>defence-military and counter intelligence -to counter these anglosaxon hyenas>And it is england and america which is the real danger to>India and thirld world. This not western attack it is anglo-saxon attack.>Others should understand who the real enemy is and unite themselves to>counter this mence from anglo-saxons, India should make atomic weopons and>it should be employed in long rang missiles to counter these menace. And>pakistan should also be encouraged to go nuclear. American tactics is to not>allow anyone else strong otherwise others would not succumb to american>goons(or more precise anglosaxon goons). Look at how gulf crisis is always>kept on boil on one pretext or another. One thing more-like in all defeated>ar demoralized countries india has a lot of enemy agents. one such is this>Subramaium Swamy who is an american agent and is ofcourse a very wretched>sort of creyture.(you can not call him a man or politician).>So know who your enemies>are and who are their victims-make a common cause to defeat the wretched>enemy.even small country like vietnam could do that.