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In J&K war of words, is Pak being cleverer?

After August 5, when India changed the status of Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan has adopted a two-pronged diplomatic strategy to take it on.

Strongmen with staying power: Why Pak won’t figure on list

Ziaul Haq clung on to power for 11 years while Pervez Musharraf stayed on for eight. And rarely have they 'won' more than one general election.

Win hearts & minds in J&K, normalise Valley

The Indian delegation led by Ms Vijay Thakur Singh, secretary (east) in the external affairs ministry, rebutted in kind.
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Columnists

Varun Gandhi is BJP Lok Sabha MP and national general secretary of the party.
S K Sinha is a retired lieutenant-general. He was Vice-Chief of Army Staff and has served as Governor of Assam and Jammu and Kashmir.
The writer is a Delhi-based journalist.
Anil Dharker is a senior columnist based in Mumbai.
Ashok Malik is senior fellow, Observer Research Foundation. He can be reached at malikashok@gmail.com