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India’s foreign minister Sushma Swaraj at UN: “We’re fighting poverty, Pakistan is fighting us”

Devjyot Ghoshal
India’s foreign minister Sushma Swaraj at UN: “We’re fighting poverty, Pakistan is fighting us”

The skirmish began earlier this week, when Pakistan’s prime minister, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, attacked India in his speech at the UN general assembly (UNGA). India fired back immediately, describing its western neighbor as “terroristan.” But the real rebuke came—as it had to—from India’s foreign minister, Sushma Swaraj, during her speech at the UNGA on Saturday…