The Bush administration is maneuvering to balance possible big new U.S. arms sales to India and Pakistan in the new year. In the past week, U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney and Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld have made separate visits, not announced in advance, to akistan, a key ally in the U.S.-declared war on terrorism. Analysts fear U.S. sales could fuel an arms race between India and Pakistan
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