Siddharth Varadarajan

Journalist | Writer | Analyst

Watch me on the 123 @ CNBC 2230 tonight

India-based readers of this may wish to watch CNBC tonight at 10:30 pm — Karan Thapar has a 30-minute discussion with Ambassador Lalit Mansingh and myself on the American attempt to renege on their commitments in the 123 Agreement.

Both of us were of the opinion that India should take its business elsewhere now that the NSG waiver is through. I have been saying for some time now that the Americans have reduced the 123 to a dead letter. But Ambassador Mansingh went one step further and said that if he were still Foreign Secretary, he would actually advise the Prime Minister not to go to Washington or sign the 123. Strong stuff indeed. I was, of course, only too happy to echo his advice.

A video link is available in two separate files. Part One is here and Part Two is here.

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This entry was posted on September 15, 2008 by in Nuclear Issues.

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