Good news for the good people of Afghanistan and the continued success of NATO.... but very bad news for the Taliban? :)
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New Delhi's ambassador to Washington made clear Friday that India is
positioning itself to fill a vacuum that will be created in 2014 when
most U.S. and western troops leave Afghanistan.
From a range of economic development projects to training Afghan
security officers to combating a Taliban resurgence, Nirupama Rao says
India intends to prevent "a regression in Afghanistan to the situation
it was before 2001."
India and other nations in southeast Asia "have a stake in peace,
stability, and prosperity" in Afghanistan, Rao said during a forum in
Washington. "Afghanistan does represent a security challenge for us."
During talks in India this week, U.S. Defense Secretary Leon
Panetta urged Indian leaders to take on a larger role in Afghanistan's
Nancy Powell, U.S. ambassador to India, applauded a recent
announcement that Afghan security forces would be trained by Indian
officers on Indian soil. In a typical diplomatic move, Powell sought to
downplay the development—which could anger India's primary rival,
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