Michael Kugelman on the India-Pakistan Relationship
By Shannon Tiezzi
Pakistan wants a more stable relationship with India, but “that doesn’t mean it wants to pursue reconciliation.”
India Escalates Water Conflict With Pakistan
By Snigdhendu Bhattacharya
Its notice for the Indus Water Treaty’s modification comes in the wake of a series of hydroelectric projects planned on the Indus valley rivers in India.
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?
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Pakistan Returns Captured Indian Pilot
By Zaheer Babar
It was a welcome move toward de-escalation, even as cross-border shellings continue.