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Old 7th March 2019, 05:19 PM   #126
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Originally Posted by a_unique_person View Post
Can we all relax now?
FOr the moment. But the India Pakistan standoff continues to be one of the most dangerous situations in the world, and the one most likely to cause a Nuclear Exchange.
And you have two not exactly the most trustworthy governments.
India's is dominated by Hindu Fanatics; Pakistan is, to use the classic line about Prussia in the 19th and early 20th centuries, not a country with an army but an army with a country.
Pacifism is a shifty doctrine under which a man accepts the benefits of the social group without being willing to pay - and claims a halo for his dishonesty.

Robert Heinlein.
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