Very good analysis from Pranay Sharma. Let me add some more important aspects in respect of relation with Iran.
1.Iran is a legitimate sovereign state as India is.But Israel has not yet gained that status as many nations except colonial arrogant powers and their stooges in other continents, have not accepted Israel as a legitimate sovereign state.
2.Our relation with Iran is centuries' old and caused useful and colourful cultural exchanges between the two great nations. But what we can say about our relation with Israel, who supply only military equipments. Remember that Zionists are the leading arms producers in the world and they creat rift wherever possible, to sell their arms to both the parties.
3.India is a democratic secular country but Israel a Jewish racist colony with fake democracy. Israel is the only colony which runs the largest open air prison(Gaza) in the world.
4.Iran is perceived as a motive force for democratic changes in present autocratic ME where US & EU have pathetically failed to promote true democracy because of their unequivocal support to the Zionist Apartheid regime in occupied Palestine.Obviously the Islamic Revolution happened in Iran dethroning a US supported despot is the only source of inspiration which caused the on-going beautiful Arab Spring, a historic one. Where is our position in history If India goes the way Israel wants.
5.What we have achieved from the diplomatic ties with Israel since 1992, is something which affects our national unity. The relation with Israel had definitely strengthened Hindutva communal forces, which brought about demolition of worshipping places, massacres and genocide. Is this what we want in future also?
6. Sustainability factor - Iran is more sustainable partner for us than the Jewish state even in terms of technology. Declining hegemony of colonial powers in ME clearly indicates that the Zionist colony can no longer exist in a highly hostile environment created themself.
Furthermore, when India decided to continue purchasing Oil and Gas from Iran evan after we received advice and then threat from arrogant powers, I had expected much bigger attack in Indian soil.
This is a much better (and proffessional) take on Israeli envoy attack by Pranay Sharma compared to the pathetic, biased & third rate piece by Debarshi Dasgupta & Chandrani Banerjee about journalist Kasmi's arrest elsewhere in Outlook.
India is becoming a great nation to carry out attacks. The security apparatus is impotent to handle or prevent any attacks. It is pity people quickly forget such incidents. More to come !!
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