posted on Jul, 13 2006 @ 05:59 AM
The question, how far can India be pushed, was asked by a former director for South Asia at a U.S. National Security Council. India has already be
extraordinarily patient, so now would be a good time for Pakistan to act. What Pakistan needs to do is arrest, dismantle, and otherwise shut down
militant groups that operate in its borders. In 2001 India and Pakistan almost went to war when a group of militants from Pakistan attacked Indian
parliament killing nine.
Pakistan needs to respond to militants, she herself answered in an article in the Washington Post, noting that in December 2001 India and Pakistan
almost went to war when a group of militants, based on Pakistani-controlled territory, attacked the Indian parliament, killing nine people.
But -- and here's the crux of the matter -- how long can India, Indians and the Manmohan Singh government withstand the constant pressure from
militant groups before they have to react?
Dormandy, now executive director for research with the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government,
Please visit the link provided for the complete story.
This article does show the seriousness of this situation. Both India and Pakistan are nuclear armed countries. If they should start fighting
weather it be small scale terror attacks, as we saw in the train bombing, or full scale war would both be a very bad thing. The article does go on to
say that the bombing did bring Indians closer together. With that unbreakable spirit the city of Mumbai will sleep again, but lets hope that can be
done without the start of a new war.
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