Indeed, more than 55,000 Pakistani troops are in Baluchistan waging a war of their own.
Before it was split between Iran, Pakistan, and Afghanistan, Baluchistan spread over an area slightly larger than California.
For the last nine years, they have battled secular Baluch nationalists who would like to see an independent Baluchistan.
Beyond it, north and south, lies independent Baluchistan, which is under British political control.
Rug-making is the only industry that connects Baluchistan with the rest of the world.
The Baluchistan rugs are usually very dark in color, with bright red designs and striped ends of cotton warp.
"Well, tell us about Baluchistan, then," suggested Mr. Pottle.
Thus southern Baluchistan comprises four hydrographical sections.
Since Baluchistan has been taken over they have given but little trouble.
Baluchistan can no longer be regarded as a distinct entity amongst Asiatic nations, such as Afghanistan undoubtedly is.