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Kashmir, One Year Later

Added 08-04-20 07:34:02pm EST - “Twelve months since the Modi government announced the repeal of India's Article 370, communications are still slow, arrests are routine, and the pandemic rages on.” - Foreignpolicy.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Foreignpolicy.com: “Kashmir, One Year Later”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Twelve months since the Modi government announced the repeal of India’s Article 370, communications are still slow, arrests are routine, and the pandemic rages on.

Border clashes with China have reawakened New Delhi’s interest in deeper defense ties with the United States, and Washington is hoping to deliver the goods.

Anti-government protests are growing, and the Kremlin doesn’t have stormtroopers willing to mount a crackdown.

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It has been one year since Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi made good on a long-standing electoral promise and announced the repeal of Article 370 from the Indian Constitution, doing away with some of the autonomies that had previously been granted to Indian-administered Kashmir. Combined with a near-total blackout of communications and the deployment of tens of thousands of troops to the region, Kashmir seemed primed for chaos.

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