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...

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!