New tensions erupt between rulers in India and Pakistan

Vol. 83/No. 11 - March 18, 2019
Indian soldiers survey wreckage of air force helicopter in Budgam, Kashmir, Feb. 27, during renewed military friction between rulers of India, Pakistan. Six airmen died in the crash.

A potentially serious military clash between the rival nuclear-armed capitalist governments in India and Pakistan was defused after a captured Indian pilot was returned by Islamabad March 1. His jet had been downed on Pakistani territory during retaliatory cross-border air…