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Peace in South Asia

Pipe-Dream or Real Possibility?

Peace in South Asia

The carving out of a communally defined state in 1949 from a formally secular India with a dominant Hindu leadership and the proposal to partition another such state in Sri Lanka whose secular democratic status has already been undermined by Sinhala Buddhist nationalism presents strikingly similar situations. Given these irreconcilable nationalisms what are the prospects for peace in the subcontinent?

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