PAKISTAN: Border Trade

Pakistan's quarrels with India have been so virulent that outsiders have had to intervene—the U.N. to separate the armies in Kashmir, the International Bank to arbitrate rights to the Indus River waters. This summer, trouble flared along East Pakistan's ill-marked borders, and once again Pakistan's Moslem Leaguers whooped it up for holy war. Customarily, any politician who talks on India in conciliatory tones risks political suicide. But Feroz Khan Noon, the tall, Oxford-educated aristocrat who became Pakistan's seventh Prime Minister last winter, decided that such irresponsible fire-breathing had gone on too long. Bluntly warning that "U.S. military aid will...

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