INDIA & PAKISTAN: Let It Be War . . '

"Let It Be War . . ."

India and Pakistan were snarling and snapping at each other like mastiffs spoiling for a fight.

Among long-lying bones of contention between the two nations are the Kashmir territorial dispute and a bitter trade war (TIME, Jan. 9), but last week the rivals glowered over Bengal. In that northeastern region, divided between Pakistan's East Bengal and India's West Bengal, there has been more than a month of savage rioting. Though no one has yet computed total casualties and damage, a swarm of Hindu refugees has fled from Moslem terror in East Bengal (where...

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