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To Prepare for China, India Must First Beat the Himalayas

India rushes to bring infrastructure to remote border areas

(Newser) - An Indian man recently hiked for seven hours over treacherous terrain to hand deliver a can of diesel fuel—just enough for soldiers on the disputed India-China border to run a generator for 10 hours. This was not an unusual occurrence. The Wall Street Journal takes a fascinating look at... More »

India to Let US Search Himalayas for WWII Remains

Sensitivities with China may have blocked past recovery efforts

(Newser) - The remains of hundreds of American servicemen and the wreckage of their planes have been scattered across the most remote reaches of the Himalayas since World War II. Yesterday, however, India agreed to let teams from the US Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command search for and recover those remains. The Washington ... More »

India Miffed By Obama's Bond With Beijing

Perceived slights complicate PM Singh's DC visit next week

(Newser) - President Obama might find Indian PM Manmohan Singh a bit prickly when he arrives in Washington this weekend, after Obama gave India short shrift during his recent Asia trip. Obama didn’t mention India at all in his speech on US relations with Asia, and caused further offense in a... More »

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