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South Asian Summit in Nepal Overshadowed by India-Pakistan Tensions

South Asian leaders meeting in Nepal for a summit called for closer integration of the region. As always, that goal was hampered by the decades-old hostility between India and Pakistan. The vision spelled out by leaders of eight countries that make up the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation in Kathmandu on Wednesday had a common thread: the need to combat poverty and terrorism by working more closely with each other. Saying that the reaction to SAARC is usually cynicism...

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