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Can Facebook conquer India without upsetting the rest of us?

Mark Zuckerberg appears unwilling to trade financial gains for political neutrality

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Zuckerberg continues to struggle with how to balance his company's role as an international tech giant with the complex realities of local politics.   © Reuters

James Crabtree is an associate professor in practice at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore. He is author of "The Billionaire Raj."

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg doubled down on India earlier this year, plowing nearly $6 billion into a tie-up with billionaire Mukesh Ambani and underlining India's central role in the tech giant's future.

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