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  •  And that actually (0+ / 0-)

    might not have been a bad thing.

    There's precedent for it - remember, when India was first made a state, it included Pakistan and Bangladesh.

    It might have been easier to have partitioned it in the first place.

    •  Ummm.....what do you know about Indo-Pak history? (0+ / 0-)

      When the Brits partitioned India and Pakistan (it's not true that independent India ever included Pakistan or Bangladesh), there was a bloodbath. The countries have fought how many wars since? 4? Then, there's the "Liberation War" for Bangladesh. Somewhere between 300,000 and 3,000,000 dead. Millions displaced.

      This is not a good model.

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      by FischFry on Wed Feb 08, 2012 at 04:38:25 PM PST

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