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India seeks a few good men as an army call-up expands

Armies Mass Along a Disputed Border

Though they shook hands in nepal at the South Asia summit, the leaders of India and Pakistan showed few signs of reducing the mutual tension that began with a Dec. 13 suicide attack on the New Delhi Parliament. The governments of Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and President Pervez Musharraf squared off over the activities of two Kashmir separatist groups, Lashkar-e-Tayyab and Jaish-e-Mohammed. India accused the Islamic rebel groups of responsibility for the attack and demanded that Pakistan shut them down. After both countries began massing troops along the border, Musharraf...

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