Escalating Tensions between India and Pakistan

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A 50-year old border dispute, intensified by religious differences, is creating a mix that's just as explosive as the Middle East. India says it doesn't want war but has accused Pakistan of state-sponsored terrorism. Escalating tensions are all the more ominous by the fact that India and Pakistan both have nuclear weapons. We look what may become next big international crisis, the looming possibility of nuclear war, and the options for a very worried United States. We get background on the ongoing conflict, then learn about diplomatic efforts to resolve tensions from experts on international relations, the Kashmir dispute, and a former State Department official who was instrumental in developing sanctions on India and Pakistan following nuclear testing by those countries.
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The Financial Times

Jawaharlal Nehru University

Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Henry L. Stimson Center

International Crisis Group

US State Department

New York Fire Department

The Wall Street Journal



Warren Olney