Army Brigade camp which was attacked

Indian Uri evidences too weak to satisfy U.S

ISLAMABAD: In times of crisis between Pakistan and India, the United States is known to have always played a crucial role – sometimes overtly but often covertly – to prevent the two nuclear-armed archrivals from a military showdown.

Over the past 15 years, a hawkish India twice came perilously close to resorting to military strikes against Pakistan— first after the 2001 attack on its parliament and then in 2008 when gunmen rampaged through Mumbai’s landmarks,  killing over 160 people. Limited military options and capacity issues aside, on both occasions it was the United States which advised India against exercising the military option.

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