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					World Cultures
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   Chap 10-1
     By: Bill N.
      India and the Subcontinent
    Relations between          Today, both nations
    India and Pakistan           have nuclear weapons
    remain tense.                and the situation
    They fight over the         remains tense.
    Kashmir region, which
    controls the source of
    irrigation water.
    The people that live
    in Kashmir are mostly
    Muslims who favor
    Islamic Pakistan.
            India and the World
   During the Cold War,         India also has strained
    India chose                   relations with China,
    nonalignment.                 who occupies the
   While it rejected             Tibet region just north
    military alliance from        of India.
    either the Soviet            This is why India
    Union or the United           continues to develop
    States, it accepted aid       nuclear weapons.
    from both.
      Pakistan and the World
 Unlike India who        Pakistan is also
  chose                    friendly with Muslim
                           Middle East countries.
  nonalignment,
                           It has ties with
  Pakistan took a      
                           Turkey, and Iran.
  anti-communist
  stance during the
  Cold War.
 It saw the Soviet
  Union as a threat.
      Afghanistan and the World
    Afghanistan was             The Taliban protected
    invaded and ruled by          Osama Bin Laden. After
    the Soviet Union for 10       the 2001 attack on the
                                  World Trade Center, the
    years.
                                  U.S. launched a campaign
   When Soviet troops            to overthrow the Taliban.
    withdrew, battles for        A new Afghan government
    power were fought.            is now in place, but the
   The Taliban gained            country is still not in
    control.                      peace.

				
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Description: Relations between India and Pakistan become tense.Anew Afgan Govt is now in Place.