India Has Built a Nuclear House of Cards

Gwynne Dyer
Published: Wednesday, 08/13/2008 12:00 am EDT

Three weeks ago, the Indian government did everything but raise the dead to win a crucial vote on its nuclear deal with the United States. Jailed members of parliament were given temporary release in order to vote, MPs in intensive care were wheeled into the chamber, and there was talk of multi-million dollar bribes being offered for MPs to change their votes.

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