Nuclear Power & the Language of Diplomacy: Negotiating a Game-Changing Nuclear Trade Agreement with India Case Solution

This Case is about INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

PUBLICATION DATE: June 18, 2014 PRODUCT #: HKS890-PDF-ENG

This decision-compelling case emphasizes on a diplomatic hurdle encountered by US Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs Nicholas Burns and Indian Foreign Secretary Shyam Saran between April and July 2005: the writing of 400-word joint statement along with framework agreement that-if they were successful–would be the novel step in a very intricate negotiation among the United States and India to predicate a civil nuclear trade pact.

Nuclear Power & the Language of Diplomacy Negotiating a Game-Changing Nuclear Trade Agreement with India Case Solution

The bulk of the case comprises of the background material, elucidating why the Bush Administration took side of the negotiation of such a pact, although it reversed 30 years of the US foreign policy in regardsto nuclear weapons escalation. It summarizes several significant matters, critical to understanding the problems associated with the discussion of the joint statement: the history of US- Indian relations, the history with respect to nuclear weapons in India, and problems in the international nuclear nonproliferation contracts. It gives an example of the type of word-smithing Saran and Burns will have to participate in, to finish the joint statement.

And it describes, in brief, five areas of special problem the two diplomats will have to address in a few way. A short sequel supplies the text of the last combined arrangement describes an 11th hour disaster in the discussion and its own solution, and quite briefly summarizes the final results of the three-year discussion that followed. Case Number 2023.0

Nuclear Power & the Language of Diplomacy: Negotiating a Game-Changing Nuclear Trade Agreement with India Case Solution
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