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Tuesday, October 4, 2016

India and Pakistan shouldn’t gamble with nuclear war. Rajan Menon


How to Stop Kashmir from Spiraling into All-Out War

An Indian Agni-II intermediate range ballistic missile on a road-mobile launcher. Wikimedia Commons/Antônio Milena
India and Pakistan shouldn’t gamble with nuclear war.
Kashmir has again become the venue for a confrontation between India and Pakistan. On September 11, militants attacked an Indian military post in Poonch, and on September 18, another in Uri—both towns in Indian Kashmir. They infiltrated the so-called Line of Control (LOC), which separates the India- and Pakistan-administered portions of Kashmir and has served as the de facto boundary since the armistice that ended the 1947–48 war between India and Pakistan.
http://nationalinterest.org/feature/how-stop-kashmir-spiraling-all-out-war-17913

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