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Exaggeration in Brinkmanship is a Doubleedged Sword

Exaggeration in brinkmanship is a doubleedged sword

On 14 February 2019, a convoy of vehicles carrying security personnel on the Jammu Srinagar National Highway was attacked by a vehicle-borne suicide bomber in the Pulwama district, Jammu and Kashmir, India. The attack resulted in the deaths of over 40 personnel. In response to that, in an unprecedented move, 12 jets of the Indian Air Force crossed the international border between India and Pakistan, and dropped bombs into Balakot. India claimed that the operation had destroyed a training camp of Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM), and killed 300 members of their cadre. International news reports and the Pakistan government contested the claims. In the context of the claims and counter-claims, this chapter discusses ...

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