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...

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