April 1, 2007
THERE IS NO INDIA:
India weighs troop reduction in quieter Kashmir: The demilitarization of Kashmir would represent a final push toward peace between India and Pakistan (Anuj Chopra, 4/02/07, The Christian Science Monitor)
For the first time in several years, the Indian government on Friday gave indications that it might finally consider the longstanding demands of Kashmiris to reduce its troop presence in the Kashmir valley.
Under persistent pressure from the People's Democratic Party (PDP), a ruling coalition partner in the semiautonomous Kashmiri government, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said that India's Defense Ministry has convened a committee of experts to study plans for demilitarizing the region.
India needs to start (continue) devolving and Kashmir is a good place to start (resume). Posted by Orrin Judd at April 1, 2007 8:08 PM