ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Calcutta Diary

We have a major stake in both Kuwait and Iraq. Apart from three-quarters of our oil imports coming from these two countries, roughly four hundred thousand of bur citizens are resident there, sending, home dose to Rs 2,000 crore worth of foreign exchange every year. Our instinctive reaction should therefore have been to raise Cain in the UN arid, acting in concert with other members of the Non-Aligned Movement, apply pressure on Foggy Bottom to reverse its decision to starve the Iraqis into submission.

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