Grief, Again

Late on March 23, 10 men claiming to be Indian soldiers arrived in the Kashmiri hamlet of Nadimarg. It made sense: Nadimarg's prominent Hindu neighborhood is a likely target for insurgents in the predominantly Muslim region. But this "army" was a terror squad—in counterfeit uniforms—and after ordering villagers from their homes, they executed 22 adults and two children before escaping. Predictably, India charged Pakistan with backing the slaughter, and Islamabad denied doing so. Within days, each nation test-launched a nuclear-capable missile—a reminder of how costly an Indo-Pakistani war could be. U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell and British Foreign Secretary Jack...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!