DE-HYPHENATION

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Why The US Should Dash The Idea Of Re-Hyphenating India And Pakistan

An aspiring superpower's ego stood somewhat hurt when India woke up to the news of the possible return of the hyphen between India and Pakistan vis-a-vis the two countries' relations with the US, earlier this month. National Security Adviser, Shiv Shankar Menon, clearly expressed his reservations, saying, "It looks like a re-hyphenation of the India-Pakistan equation that is not in our interest..."