India is to open its first overseas military base this year in the impoverished central Asian country of Tajikistan - a testament to its emerging status on the world stage.As others have said, each year India is coming more and more into her rightful place; a strong player in the Anglosphere. Yes, it is a good thing. I feel at peace. Time to think about a good Hoegaarden.
The Indian air force will station up to two squadrons of MiG-29s at the refurbished former Soviet airbase of Farkhor more than 60 miles from the Tajik capital of Dushanbe, Jane's Defence Weekly said, citing defence officials.
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