Thursday, February 2, 2012

Mihir Bose on India, aid and the need for links

An excellent article by Mihir Bose about the modern India, British aid (which is unnecessary) and the need for sensible links between the two countries.
Britain would be much better advised to forget the nonsense that aid helps to build ties. What is needed is to develop links with the new India based on a shared history, which the Indians are now ready to acknowledge.
It is, in fact, time to forget that outdated concept, the Commonwealth, whose members are not waiting for Britain to take its position at the head, and start thinking in terms of the new idea, the Anglosphere.

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