India is investigating whether Pakistan was behind the Feb. 13 attack on the German Bakery in Pune, Maharashtra, that killed nine just ahead of peace talks with Islamabad scheduled for next week. The opposition Bharatiya Janata Party demanded that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to cancel the peace talks. “Terrorism and talks can’t coexist,” said BJP spokesman Arun Jaitley. The bakery was said to be frequented by foreigners from the city’s Chabad House, an Orthodox Jewish cultural and religious center—and also from the local Osho Ashram, founded by the late Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh. (FT, WP, Feb. 15; Eurasia Review, Feb. 14)
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