FOR THE people of Kashmir, India and Pakistan, the prospect of a war
which may escalate into a nuclear conflict is terrifying. George Bush
and Tony Blair claim to be horrified but the US and Britain are the
world’s largest arms dealers. In 2001 when the Kashmir crisis last
threatened a war, British arms exports to...
Kashmir, India and Pakistan stand on the edge of a catastrophe of
unimaginable proportions. Two unstable regimes with nuclear weapons
threaten to bring destruction to millions of people already suffering
from poverty, disease and mass unemployment. Both the Pakistani and
Indian regimes are whipping up nationalism and...
AN ATTACK on an Indian army camp in Kashmir by Kashmiri separatists has
increased tensions between India and Pakistan threatening a potentially
horrific escalation in the region’s long-running conflict.
The 13 December attack on the Indian parliament, alleged to be the work
of the Islamic group, LET backed by the Pakistani military and security
services triggered off the largest military build-up since the 1971 war
between the two nuclear rivals India and Pakistan. This happened firstly
on the dividing Line of Control...