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British Colonial Legacy Seen in Afghan-Pakistan Border Clashesi
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May 09, 2013 1:33 AM
Tensions are high between Pakistan and Afghanistan after recent cross-border clashes in which one Afghan policeman died. The frontier is a remnant of British rule in India and is disputed by Afghanistan. Critics say it’s another example of Britain’s colonial legacy, a history that the British are now being forced to confront. More from Henry Ridgwell in London.

British Colonial Legacy Seen in Afghan-Pakistan Border Clashes

Published May 08, 2013

Tensions are high between Pakistan and Afghanistan after recent cross-border clashes in which one Afghan policeman died. The frontier is a remnant of British rule in India and is disputed by Afghanistan. Critics say it’s another example of Britain’s colonial legacy, a history that the British are now being forced to confront. More from Henry Ridgwell in London.


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