Kashmir May Be an Old Crisis at the UN, but the World Is Now Riveted

by Barbara Crossette. This article originally appeared on PassBlue.

A familiar refrain often heard when the burgeoning crisis in Kashmir rises to the top of the news is that this is an old story from long ago; we have moved on. The United Nations is discovering, however, that there is less tolerance for indifference since India’s decrees on Aug. 5–6 to singlehandedly remake the politics and geography of a region still disputed internationally.