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The vicious, long-lasting conflict between India and Pakistan is ignored in the West, but it is the key to understanding the region, says Jonathan Foreman
Jonathan Foreman says that the focus upon the death toll in the Afghan conflict obscures the high numbers of soldiers who have suffered catastrophic wounds — and the scandalously inadequate compensation they have been offered once home in a land unfit for such heroes