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The world is watching Kashmir

Images of girls in Valley hurling defiance at Army will detract from legitimacy of India's response

Ajai Shukla 

Ajai Shukla For years now, India has faced almost negligible pressure from the international community to resolve the Kashmir issue. Most other countries, even China, have largely respected India’s position that Kashmir is a bilateral issue with Pakistan. Only New Delhi and Islamabad pay much attention to their annual United Nations General Assembly tit for tat in New York, where Pakistan launches broadsides at India over Kashmir, provoking New Delhi into responding. But that counts for little, given Pakistan’s standing as the epicentre of global jihad and its reputation for using extremist ...

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First Published: Mon, May 01 2017. 22:45 IST
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