Thursday, January 08, 2004

When I was flying to Bangalore on January 2, 2002, it was just a few months after 9/11 and India and Pakistan were about to go to war over Kasmir and amassing troops at the border. They have Da Bomb, you know....Three days before this year's trip, the D aily Telegraph carried this headline:
"India, Pakistan Agree to Resume Their Dialogue." They'll be in talks next month -- their first in five years. "In 2002 both countries almost went to war and were pulled back from the brink by intensive American di p lomacy" [not exactly how the Indian papers played it, if memory serves].a

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