2 December 2009: Much has been made of the US president's phone call to Manmohan Singh on the eve of Barack Obama's much-awaited 1 December Af-Pak policy announcement. But a quick perusal of that policy should dismay the Indian government, and if Obama had given more than a hint of it to Manmohan Singh, the PM's spin masters would have quietened about that phone call, and not broadcast it as they have.