Terrorist Attack Raises Tensions Between Nuclear-Armed India, Pakistan

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Indian demonstrators shout slogans against Pakistan during a protest at India Gate in New Delhi on February 17, 2019, after an attack on a paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) convoy in the Lethpora area of Kashmir. (Sajjad Hussain/AFP/Getty Image)

More than 40 Indian paramilitary officers were killed last week in Indian-administered Kashmir. India accuses Pakistan of backing the militant separatists who say they were behind the attack. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has threatened a strong response, with Pakistan warning India against military action. We'll get the latest on the conflict between the two nuclear-armed rivals.

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Guests:

Alyssa Ayres, senior fellow for India, Pakistan and South Asia, Council on Foreign Relations; author, "Our Time Has Come: How India is Making Its Place in the World"

Jill McGivering, South Asia editor, BBC

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