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NetFlash: Outsourcing: Another voice in the din

Mar 18, 20042 mins

As we mentioned earlier this week, the outsourcing debate is growing more political every day. Yesterday, Secretary of State Colin Powell stirred the pot a little more by saying that while outsourcing is a reality the U.S. needs to learn to deal with, the country needs to create more jobs.

Speaking at a joint press conference in Delhi with India’s external affairs minister, Yashwant Sinha, Powell said India in particular needs to open its doors a bit more to outside investments and make it easier for U.S. businesses to get into the Indian marketplace. Powell was careful to say he wasn’t looking for a “quid pro quo” relationship with India but that’s the way many observers took the comments. He pretty much managed to confuse an already confusing situation. 

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