The U.S. continues to be the biggest arms dealer on the planet.
The agreement, announced July 18 after Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh met President Bush at the White House, upends decades-old nonproliferation rules and will require changes in U.S. law and international policy.
With the new deal, the United States in effect accepts India as a nuclear-weapon state.
While at the same time, they threaten sanctions and invasion against Iran for developing nuclear facilities, but it’s not like India has always been a staunch ally. And even if they were, why India and why now?
Pakistan: U.S. to provide ‘largest supply’ yet of F-16 jets
India had expressed concern to Washington about its proposed sale of F-16s to Pakistan.