INDIA: Private Little War

The fiercely proud Naga tribesmen, who inhabit the hills of India's elephant-ridden northeast frontier, no longer lop off other people's heads with abandon, but they still adamantly refuse to bow their own to any man. For two years India's Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, so often a volunteer peacemaker around the world, has been fighting a private and bloody little war of his own with dissident Nagas.

Left pretty much to themselves by the cautious British Raj in the days of empire, the savage Nagas, many of whom are good pious Baptists, have...

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