May 21, 2022
Looking Back at the 1999 India-Pakistan Lahore Declaration
By Bashir Ali Abbas
The confidence-building and conflict-management MoU continues to be held up as a positive example. Where does it stand today?
February 11, 2022
5 Reasons Why Kashmir Matters
By Hussain Nadim
Kashmir is not getting safe; it’s only getting more insecure and unsustainable to govern for the Indian government.
March 02, 2020
Sultans on Wings: The Symbolism of Weapon Names in India and Pakistan
By Krzysztof Iwanek
Religion and history are central to how both sides name some of their key platforms and equipment.
March 01, 2020
Lessons From Balakot: One Year On
By Sitara Noor and Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
One year ago, India and Pakistan engaged in dangerous brinkmanship. What are the lessons learned?
January 04, 2020
Qassem Soleimani’s Assassination: Lessons for India?
By Abhijnan Rej
Soleimani’s assassination puts us in uncharted strategic waters, with implications, based on interpreted lessons, for India and others.
May 01, 2019
The Kargil War: India and Pakistan 20 Years Later
By Sameer Lalwani and Eyal Hanfling
Parsing the war’s consequences, implications, and relationship to 2019’s Balakot crisis.
April 17, 2019
Kashmir, Pulwama, and Pakistan: Navigating Islam and Citizenship in India
By Aman Madan and Hari Prasad
For segments of the country’s Hindu population, Muslim loyalty to the nation has always been suspect.
March 20, 2019
India Needs to Keep the Indus Waters Treaty Intact
By Sayanangshu Modak
The long-standing water-sharing agreement should not be a soft target for punitive action.
March 05, 2019
Don't Overlook the Root Cause of the Latest India-Pakistan Flare-up
By Sidra Hamidi
Behind the specific events of February 2019, there’s the larger danger of rising nationalism in both countries.
March 02, 2019
Pakistan Returns Captured Indian Pilot
By Zaheer Babar
It was a welcome move toward de-escalation, even as cross-border shellings continue.
March 01, 2019
The SCO Can De-escalate India-Pakistan Tensions
By M. Ashraf Haidari
The SCO’s founding members have long pledged to ensure peace, security, and stability. Now it's time to act on that rhetoric.
February 28, 2019
India-Pakistan Crisis Exposes Modi’s Dilemma
By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan and Rajesh Rajagopalan
The decision about whether to escalate or not is much more complex than it appears.