Excerpts From Washington's Contentious CISMOA Draft For India

Excerpts from the draft Communication Interoperability & Security Memorandum of Agreement (CISMOA) that the US wants the Indian government to sign. Gives you a sense of why the Indian armed forces and government are so reluctant to proceed with it. The US Embassy here has been tasked with (in their words) "educating" the Indian government about how CISMOA is simply an enabler of more substantive cooperation. Livefist had the first list of the specific technologies denied to India on the C-130J as a consequence of not signing the CISMOA.

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