Uri Attack: US Backs India’s Right To Self Defence

Supporting India’s “right to self-defence” in the aftermath of the Uri attack which it dubbed a “clear case of cross-border terrorism”, the US dismissed the recent attempt by Pakistan to link peace in war-torn Afghanistan with resolution of the Kashmir issue. The White House backed India’s right to defend itself as with any other country, in view of the recent surgical strike but advised caution given the heavy militarisation between the two neighbours.