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And, yes, I DO take it personally: You wanna talk about gas...? See us first... pt. 2
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Monday, April 18, 2005

You wanna talk about gas...? See us first... pt. 2

i posted on this the other day, a tidbit i picked up from the karachi english-language daily, dawn... why do we insist on telling everybody else what they can and can't do...? it sure isn't earning us any friends (citizens in twenty out of twenty-three countries would like to see Europe become more influential than the United States in world affairs)...
India's foreign minister visited Washington last week and met with President Bush, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and other top officials to discuss a range of mutual interests, from countering China's strategic clout to promoting economic growth and resolving tensions between India and Pakistan. Unfortunately, the Bush administration's obsession with Iran threatens to block a major initiative that could advance many of those goals.

the nyt neglected to note that the pakistan prime minister's adviser on finance and revenue Dr. Salman Shah was there as well and got the same line - "tough..."

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