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America gets a diplomatic black eye

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Oh America, what are you thinking when you do such things? 

That was my first reaction when I heard about the arrest and strip-search of an Indian diplomat in New York on charges of falsifying information on her nanny’s visa application.

The case of Devyani Khobragade, the Indian deputy consul-general in New York, has prompted anti-American outrage in Indian public and political circles to a degree not seen since the end of the Cold War.

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