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US shared classified data on Iran to secure India vote: Expert
T V Parsuram in Washington | October 01, 2005 03:53 IST
The United States took the "unusual step" of sharing highly classified intelligence data on Iran's alleged efforts to develop a nuclear-capable missile to secure India's support for the International Atomic Energy Agency resolution against Tehran's controversial atomic programme, an American expert has claimed.
The maturity of the deepening Indo-US relationship is being tested by the contentious issue of Iran and Washington
To secure the Indian vote, claimed Carbaugh, the US took the "unusual step" of sharing highly classified intelligence data on Tehran's alleged efforts to develop a missile capable of delivering a nuclear warhead.