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India’s geopolitical stake in the Myanmar crisis
Though the U.S. and Europe are pushing for tough sanctions against the military junta that carried out the coup in Myanmar and has since conducted a brutal crackdown against protesters, India sees things differently. It is mainly worried about pushing the Southeast Asian nation into the arms of China. With regional partners, New Delhi is working on a deal behind the scenes, but the road toward true democracy for Myanmar will be long and arduous.