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India gets a lead role in Afghanistan, on UN stage; BUT WON'T GET TOO MUCH IN REALITY ON THE GROUND!!
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By K.P. Nayar

New York, Sept. 28: Under the cover of the United Nations General Assembly, India is tackling what could become the country's biggest neighbourhood challenge in two years' time.

Away from spotlight, unfixed by the prying eyes of Pakistan and its obsession with proxies in Kabul, India has used its heavy attendance at the ongoing General Assembly here to lay the foundations of its presence in Afghanistan after the Americans and the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation withdraw their forces in 2014.

Like every year during the General Assembly, the UN is the centre of global diplomacy here this week and the world has sat up and noticed the first trilateral meeting of India, Afghanistan and the US here on Tuesday.

The meeting represented an unusual backtracking on foreign policy by Washington and a rare admission that its long-held attitude


Added: Sep-29-2012 Occurred On: Sep-28-2012
By: BekasKhan
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