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Reining in expectations on Azhar ruling

On Wednesday, the United Nations Security Council designated the chief of Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed,  Maulana Masood Azhar, a global terrorist. This became possible as Pakistan’s most ardent – and veto-wielding – supporter, China, finally relented from its decade-long refrain that this decision must not be pushed through in any hurry; that before making any such decision effective, time […]

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