Pakistan and India Go From Making Faces to Open Hostilities

This will not end well. Pakistan captures Indian pilot after shooting down aircraft, escalating hostilities.

Of course they were actually shooting at each other before, but somehow shooting down jets seems to move things to next level.

Pakistan said it shot down two Indian military aircraft over its territory Wednesday and launched strikes in Indian-controlled Kashmir, while India claimed it shot down a Pakistani fighter jet in the “aerial encounter.”

An especially volatile aspect of the confrontation was Pakistan’s capture of an Indian fighter pilot.

And yes, both India and Pakistan are nuclear powers.