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India and Pakistan must unfreeze ties
NEW DELHI, Oct. 30 -- If India and Pakistan have been unable to resume some form of dialogue in the 10 years since the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, it is not for want of trying. The two sides have gone through the one step up, two steps back routine several times in the years since. But the two sides never came to grips with the main issues that have bedevilled the relationship. India has maintained that talks and terror cannot go together, a stand that isn't surprising given the global clamour for Pakistan to do more to tackle terrorism emanating from its soil. For Pakistan, Kashmir remains the "core issue" to be addressed through any talks, and a worsening of the situation in the Indian State in the past few years appears to have only hard...
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