Today’s order is consistent with the way the sovereign State of India was treated when, in an unprecedented manner, it appeared before a District Court of US to obtain a determination of the liability of Union Carbide Corporation, USA
'The tragedy was caused by the synergy of the very worst of American and Indian cultures. An American corporation cynically used a third world country to escape from the increasingly strict safety standards imposed at home'
So here we have it. The equivocating distinction between civilisation and savagery, between the 'massacre of innocent people' or, if you like, 'a clash of civilisations' and 'collateral damage'. The sophistry and fastidious algebra of Infinite Justic