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Tuesday, Nov 30, 2021
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Two-Nation Theory

A terror attack makes India walk a tightrope between Iran and Israel

Two-Nation Theory
Jitender Gupta
Two-Nation Theory
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Why Iran Is Important

  • Iran is India’s second largest source of energy, provides credit to Indian firms for buying oil and gas. Iran partners against the Taliban; gives India access to Afghanistan.
  • Iran provides access for Indian goods to the Central Asian market. Current crisis has opened up Iranian market for Indian goods.

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Why Israel Is Important

  • Important supplier of defence equipment. Shares intelligence for counter-terrorism measures.
  • Israel cooperates with India on hi-tech, other technologies. Its expertise in agriculture, irrigation can help bolster our food security.

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