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Shikha Dalmia is a senior analyst at Reason Foundation and a columnist for The Week. She emigrated from India to the United States in 1985, and lately she's noticed one of the main sources of conflict from her native country—"there's always been a lot of tension between the majority Hindu population and the minority Muslim population," she explains—is rearing its head here in her adopted home, especially in the Detroit area, where she now lives.
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