“It smacks of retaliation that, ‘If you don’t open up, we will impose restrictions.’ The U.S. has to realize that by outsourcing, its companies remain competitive and save jobs.”

Indian external affairs minister Yashwant Sinha, decrying the notion that the U.S. might want India to open up its markets to trade while shelling out billions for outsourcing services, The New York Times, 9 February 2004