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|While U.S. President George W. Bush hailed Thursday's nuclear accord with India as a major breakthrough in forging a "strategic partnership" with the South Asian giant, the pact has been broadly denounced by nonproliferation experts here as a devil's bargain.
The agreement, which must still be approved by the U.S. Congress, marks a significant blow to the prevailing international nonproliferation regime, according to the critics, who have argued that it effectively rewards India for behavior that differs little from what Iran is trying to do today.
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