04 September 2008

NSG Update 1

The meeting adjourned for lunch at 1 pm. They will now reconvene at 5 pm for an hour. Why the long break? Is there new language the Americans will try and produce for reference back to the NSG? Nobody is giving details. Dips I spoke with simply said there were still issues and objections, but less than last time. One dip was asked whether the body language of member state officials had changed. "Body language, yeah, and mouth language too!", he replied.

3 comments:

vishnup said...

LOL.

Does that mean Scenario 2&3 have a chance. Looking forward to it and thanks for the coverage

Anonymous said...

Why not keep things open and transparent
Indian nuclear deterrent is non-negotiable and periodic testing with whatever related activities is a vital part of it, and must remain so. Some reactors were separated and classified for military use, just for that reason.India cannot stop perodic testing and mantain nuclear deterrent. No nuclear country can mantain reliable weapons without extensive testing underground or in copmuter simulations. India does not have copmuter simulations ability , also computer testing draws data from all past live tests. So moratorium on testing is just temporary at best. Any deals must agree in clear and open manner to that very fact or anything else in the deal becomes just irrelevant. Why are political mouth pieces pretending otherwise.

Anonymous said...

Siddharth, are you planning to post more updates today? Nobody online is posting any specifics on today's proceedings...