28 February 2019
US Says India-Pakistan Escalation Risks “Unacceptably High”
The US has urged India and Pakistan to refrain from further military action as international pressure builds on the long-standing rivals to de-escalate the most serious flare-up in decades that’s seen fighter jets from both nations shot down. “This is unprecedented territory — we haven’t had tit-for-tat air strikes between India and Pakistan since the 1971 war,” said Anit Mukherjee, a former Indian Army major and asst prof at RSIS.
IDSS / Online
Last updated on 02/03/2019