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Thursday, April 3, 2008

The Cost of Development: Ignoring international pressure, India prepares for Burmese port deal

By Nava Thakuria
"India—Ignoring continuing international pressure to enact strong economic sanctions on the repressive military junta of Burma (also known as Myanmar), India is gearing up to sign a deal to construct a port on Burma's coast intended to boost the economy of India's unstable northeast, where a secessionist movement has inspired several insurgents to declare a civil war against New Delhi."
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