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May 22, 1991 | DAVID LAUTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
President Bush called the assassination of Rajiv Gandhi an "appalling" tragedy Tuesday as U.S. officials tried to sort out the implications of India's devastating political violence on U.S. policy toward the subcontinent. "I don't know what the world's coming to, but it's a sad thing for this young man to have lost his life in this way," Bush said. "That people resort in a democratic country or anywhere to violence of this nature is just appalling." Gandhi's death comes at a time when U.S.
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December 29, 2001 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After more than three months of single-minded concentration on defeating terrorism, the Bush administration faces a potentially more dangerous foreign policy crisis in the confrontation between nuclear-armed India and Pakistan. Unlike with the Sept. 11 attacks, which produced a quick military response, the administration must move far more subtly in trying to mediate between two countries that are playing key roles in the war against terrorism.
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February 2, 1994 | JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Police used water cannon and tear gas to disperse thousands of angry Sikhs who burned President Clinton in effigy Tuesday to protest his published remarks about their troubled homeland. The marching demonstrators, estimated by police to number 15,000, were halted by three lines of barricades about a quarter-mile from the U.S. Embassy. When they tried to force their way through, police charged them with metal-tipped sticks.
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May 29, 1998 | ROBIN WRIGHT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Clinton administration scrambled Thursday to map out a more assertive strategy to contain the escalating nuclear arms race in South Asia, a situation now widely considered more volatile than U.S.-Soviet tensions at the height of the Cold War. "The task before the United States is urgent: to prevent South Asia from a free fall into nuclear war," said a senior administration official. The obstacles to disarmament appear even greater than during the Cold War, according to U.S. analysts.
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May 29, 1998 | ROBIN WRIGHT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Clinton administration scrambled Thursday to map out a more assertive strategy to contain the escalating nuclear arms race in South Asia, a situation now widely considered more volatile than U.S.-Soviet tensions at the height of the Cold War. "The task before the United States is urgent: to prevent South Asia from a free fall into nuclear war," said a senior administration official. The obstacles to disarmament appear even greater than during the Cold War, according to U.S. analysts.
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December 29, 2001 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After more than three months of single-minded concentration on defeating terrorism, the Bush administration faces a potentially more dangerous foreign policy crisis in the confrontation between nuclear-armed India and Pakistan. Unlike with the Sept. 11 attacks, which produced a quick military response, the administration must move far more subtly in trying to mediate between two countries that are playing key roles in the war against terrorism.
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February 2, 1994 | JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Police used water cannon and tear gas to disperse thousands of angry Sikhs who burned President Clinton in effigy Tuesday to protest his published remarks about their troubled homeland. The marching demonstrators, estimated by police to number 15,000, were halted by three lines of barricades about a quarter-mile from the U.S. Embassy. When they tried to force their way through, police charged them with metal-tipped sticks.
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May 22, 1991 | DAVID LAUTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
President Bush called the assassination of Rajiv Gandhi an "appalling" tragedy Tuesday as U.S. officials tried to sort out the implications of India's devastating political violence on U.S. policy toward the subcontinent. "I don't know what the world's coming to, but it's a sad thing for this young man to have lost his life in this way," Bush said. "That people resort in a democratic country or anywhere to violence of this nature is just appalling." Gandhi's death comes at a time when U.S.
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