Will India and Pakistan come together and become the most powerful countries in the world?
We hide the state of affairs in our country by showcasing a few highrises in Mumbai. They do the same w/ Karachi. Pakistan's cities get embarassed when angry zealots take over public buildings. India's cities get embarassed through a single spell of rain.
I don't see THAT much difference between India & Pakistan, from a people-people point of view. And the ground realities in both the countries from a common person's POV looks the same IMO.
And South Asia was around A LONG TIME before 1947. OF COURSE conciliation is possible, but it won't make the politicians on either side happy. If the West & East Germans could reintegrate, so can India & Pakistan .
I mean, biting your teeth, making some adjustements but having a strong South Asian front beats a situation where all South Asian countrie ...more