Leaked cables and Indian policy in Myanmar, Iran

In a meeting between then Indian Foreign Secretary Shivshankar Menon and then US Ambassador to India David Mulford, the former told the US not to tell India who to meet or not to meet. This was regarding Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's brief visit to New Delhi.

Wikileaks, Rahul Gandhi, and terror debate in India

Without going into the merits or demerits of Gandhi’s statement, what is clear is that such an assertion before a foreign envoy - while keeping in mind that India at that time, and still continues to, was seeking American influence over Pakistan to clamp down on extremists groups targeting India - was not merely distasteful but smacked of naivety.

Lashkar planned to kill Modi: Wikileaks

Pakistan based terrorist group Lashkar-e-Taiba planned to assassinate Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, according to a US diplomatic cable leaked by the whistle-blower website Wikileaks. The cable, dated June 19, 2009, also notes that the group was looking at setting up training sites in southern Indian states of Tamil Nadu, Kerala, and Karnataka.

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