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PacNet #67A – Mumbai Terror Attacks: Revisiting the U.S.-Pakistan-India Triangle

December 24, 2008

As Islamabad’s shadowy linkages to the gruesome terror attacks in Mumbai come under the scanner and as calls for reprisals range the spectrum from covert operations to an internationally supervised disbanding of the Pakistan-based jihadi infrastructure, the history of previous episodes of Indo-Pakistani tension – and ensuing U.S.-engineered, stopgap palliatives – bears revisiting. Looming steadily behind all remains the unresolved final status of the decades-old Kashmir dispute.