January 11, 2013

Kashmir: The Source of the West's Problems

Con Coughlin, Daily Telegraph

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When a 70-year-old Indian grandmother decided she wanted to spend the rest of her days living with her sons in the disputed province of Kashmir, she probably had no idea that she was about to spark a potentially catastrophic clash between two of the world’s most implacable nuclear foes.

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