A synopsis of the Indian foreign minister’s visit to Iran
Cheryl Rofer, over at WhirledView, has a nice summary of Pranab Mukherjee’s recent trip to Iran.
So perhaps the Indian government sees having talks with Iran as a way to appear to be offering its goodwill in the run up to full nuclear cooperation outside the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty, even though some in their country have loudly denounced this provision as unwarranted interference in Indian foreign policy. [WhirledView]
Related Links: Collecting thoughts on Iran; in today’s Washington Post Vali Nasr and Ray Takeyh argue that the United States must engage Iran instead of attempting to contain it. In other words, follow India’s example.