CNN: Could India and Pakistan go to war?
New Delhi (CNN)Could India and Pakistan really go to war? It almost seems an absurd question to ask.
After all, both countries have long been nuclear powers -- a deterrent that encompasses the lives of a combined 1.4 billion people. Both nations have also seen some years of relative peace along their border, a break from the wars that pockmarked the 20th Century.
And yet, hours after 18 were killed in an attack on an army base in Indian-administered Kashmir, the director-general of military operations for the Indian Army announced that the terrorists carried gear which had "Pakistani markings."
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WNU Editor: They have had more than their share of wars since independence .... Indo-Pakistani wars and conflicts (Wikipedia) .... so another war is very possible. But I do not see it happening with the current governments in power .... and I definitely do not see any groundswell among the civilian population for such a conflict.