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Trouble between india and pakistan dates back to partition

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Trouble between India and Pakistan Dates Back to Partition

India and Pakistan have been in conflict since the British drew a line across India in 1947 that created two opposing nations. Pakistan’s military focuses on preparing for a conflict with India, and its government teaches its citizens to fear India. India and Pakistan have gone to war twice over the disputed region Kashmir that lies between them like a no-man’s-land. This public radio story describes the dangerous legacy of the 1947 partition.

Geography Civics/Government World History II Borders

Story Length: 8:56

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AIR DATE: 11/16/2009

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