Reuters/Adrian Bradshaw - Pakistan's President Mamnoon Hussain (L) shakes hands with China's President Xi Jinping during a signing ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing February 19, 2014.

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The China-Pakistan axis and Lashkar-e-Taiba

June 26, 2015, Bruce Riedel

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has made strengthening Pakistan's alliance with China his top priority and India needs a subtle response, writes Bruce Riedel. India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi should develop a more subtle and sophisticated approach to Pakistan by engaging with Sharif to improve trade and economic ties while rallying international support to shut down the terrorist group Lashkar-e-Taiba, Riedel argues.

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