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Briscoe on the Indus Treaty: A Response

John Briscoe's article ("Troubled Waters: Can a Bridge Be Built over the Indus?", EPW, 11 December 2010) on the implementation of the Indus Waters Treaty is a very one-sided presentation of the issues. Such perspectives are unhelpful in improving relations between India and Pakistan.

issues including Kashmir. Many journalists, col um nists, academics and others are invol ved in these attempts to promote mutual understanding and good relations. Briscoe’s derisive references to Indian attitudes do less than justice to such people.

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