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Do Pakistan and China pose a hurdle for closer cooperation between Europe and India in West Asia?

October 20, 2016
Author: Mani Shankar Aiyar

The question itself seems wrongly conceived. Europe and India do not agree even on the name of the region at issue: Europe calls it the Middle East; India calls it West Asia – on the not unreasonable grounds that the “Middle East” for India cannot lie to our west! For us, the “Middle East” is surely somewhere near Seattle! 

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