The US State Department has decided it knows how to deal with Iran better than India does. But India begs to differ:
USING uncharacteristically strong language, India last night told the US to butt out and mind its own business after Washington attempted to tell the country how to deal with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad when he visits New Delhi next week.
Ahead of the visit, the first to India by the Iranian leader, a State Department official offered gratuitous advice to India on how to handle him, suggesting that it should take a tough line in pressuring Tehran on the nuclear issue to “become a more responsible actor on the world stage”.
We need more countries like India to speak out against America’s current isolationist policy (sanctions, threats of military confrontation) towards Iran. I think it would reduce the chances of the Iraq war spreading into Iran.