"'In those days travellers were not shot as spies if they took photographs of bridges’"

When India’s Research and Analysis Wing was founded in 1968 it cultivated links with Israel’s intelligence Agency Mossad as a countermeasure to military links between Pakistan, China, and North Korea. During the 1980s and 1990s when young Israeli tourists began visiting the Kashmir valley, Pakistan suspected they were Israeli army officers in disguise helping Indian security forces with counter-terrorism operations. The following propaganda inspired a series of terrorist attacks on the unsuspecting Israeli tourists leaving one killed, another kidnapped.

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