Q.2 Examine the implications of the CAATSA sanctions against India for India-US ties. Give argument in support of waiver for India. (10 Marks)

Mentor’s comment- https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/the-sanctions-cloud-over-india-us-ties/article36973011.ece In the introduction, briefly explain CAATSA. In the body, mention the implications for bilateral relations and cooperation. In argument, mention the conditions India faces in subcontinent, upward trajectory of relations between two countries etc. Conclude by mentioning need for two countries to take the leaf out of nuclear deal.