4 October 2010: By linking India's UN Security Council (UNSC) ambitions with resolving Kashmir and bringing peace to South Asia (Commentary, "No trade-offs on J & K," 29 September 2010) the United States meant right but intended wrong. This needs to be explained because this magazine and this writer unambiguously opposed the US linkage, which was reported by an Indian daily, following which the Barack Obama administration unconvincingly denied the news story.