Terror in India: The Political Fallout Spreads

The investigation of the Mumbai terrorist attacks continues, but pressure is increasing for the Indian government to react forcefully
Indian paramilitary forces stand guard as candles placed by people in memory of those killed by militants from diferent walks of life burn in front of the Taj Mahal hotel Mumbai on November 30, 2008 SAJJAD HUSSAIN/AFP/Getty Images

The political fallout from the terrorist attacks in Mumbai is roiling India. As funeral pyres burned on live television and mass candlelit vigils turned into sober protests against the government's perceived intelligence failures and mishandling of the attacks that left as many as 175 people dead (BusinessWeek.com, 11/27/08), pressure mounted on the Indian government to react forcefully.

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