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Kashmir, Pulwama, and Pakistan: Navigating Islam and Citizenship in India
April 17, 2019
Kashmir, Pulwama, and Pakistan: Navigating Islam and Citizenship in India
For segments of the country’s Hindu population, Muslim loyalty to the nation has always been suspect.
Kashmir, Pulwama, and Pakistan: Navigating Islam and Citizenship in India
India Needs to Keep the Indus Waters Treaty Intact
March 20, 2019
India Needs to Keep the Indus Waters Treaty Intact
The long-standing water-sharing agreement should not be a soft target for punitive action.
India Needs to Keep the Indus Waters Treaty Intact
Don't Overlook the Root Cause of the Latest India-Pakistan Flare-up
March 05, 2019
Don't Overlook the Root Cause of the Latest India-Pakistan Flare-up
Behind the specific events of February 2019, there’s the larger danger of rising nationalism in both countries.
Don't Overlook the Root Cause of the Latest India-Pakistan Flare-up
Pakistan Returns Captured Indian Pilot
March 02, 2019
Pakistan Returns Captured Indian Pilot
It was a welcome move toward de-escalation, even as cross-border shellings continue.
Pakistan Returns Captured Indian Pilot
The SCO Can De-escalate India-Pakistan Tensions
March 01, 2019
The SCO Can De-escalate India-Pakistan Tensions
The SCO’s founding members have long pledged to ensure peace, security, and stability. Now it's time to act on that rhetoric.
The SCO Can De-escalate India-Pakistan Tensions
India-Pakistan Crisis Exposes Modi’s Dilemma
February 28, 2019
India-Pakistan Crisis Exposes Modi’s Dilemma
The decision about whether to escalate or not is much more complex than it appears.
India-Pakistan Crisis Exposes Modi’s Dilemma
India and Pakistan on the Brink
February 28, 2019
India and Pakistan on the Brink
As South Asia's nuclear neighbors trade strikes and accusations, a fragile region holds its breath.
India and Pakistan on the Brink
India’s Land Warfare Doctrine 2018: Hoping for the Best, Preparing for the Worst
January 03, 2019
India’s Land Warfare Doctrine 2018: Hoping for the Best, Preparing for the Worst
A 2018 iteration of India’s Land Warfare Doctrine merits a close look.
India’s Land Warfare Doctrine 2018: Hoping for the Best, Preparing for the Worst
Can China Mediate Between Pakistan and India?
July 09, 2018
Can China Mediate Between Pakistan and India?
Beijing will play an increasingly important role in the preservation of stability in South Asia.
Can China Mediate Between Pakistan and India?
Should India Take Pakistan’s Overtures Seriously?
May 12, 2018
Should India Take Pakistan’s Overtures Seriously?
Pakistan’s COAS indicate he’s ready to seek peace. How should India respond?
Should India Take Pakistan’s Overtures Seriously?
How War Games Can Help South Asia Respond to Climate Change
March 26, 2018
How War Games Can Help South Asia Respond to Climate Change
If South Asia is to be on the front lines of the climate challenge, then South Asian militaries must prepare accordingly.
How War Games Can Help South Asia Respond to Climate Change
The Human Cost of India-Pakistan Conflict
March 20, 2018
The Human Cost of India-Pakistan Conflict
Villagers living near the Line of Control in Kashmir are bearing the brunt of a recent uptick in shelling.
The Human Cost of India-Pakistan Conflict
Has the Pakistan Army Changed Its India Policy?
December 28, 2017
Has the Pakistan Army Changed Its India Policy?
General Qamar Bajwa's comments to the Pakistani Senate raised hope for better India-Pakistan relations.
Has the Pakistan Army Changed Its India Policy?
Trump’s Afghanistan Plan: Old Wine in a New Bottle
August 23, 2017
Trump’s Afghanistan Plan: Old Wine in a New Bottle
The quagmire in Afghanistan continues under a new administration bent on bombing its way to victory.
Trump’s Afghanistan Plan: Old Wine in a New Bottle
Pakistan’s (Non-Nuclear) Plan to Counter ‘Cold Start’
March 25, 2017
Pakistan’s (Non-Nuclear) Plan to Counter ‘Cold Start’
Tactical nuclear weapons get most of the attention, but Islamabad is also building up conventional capabilities.
Pakistan’s (Non-Nuclear) Plan to Counter ‘Cold Start’
A Slip of the Tongue on India's Once-Hyped 'Cold Start' Doctrine?
January 07, 2017
A Slip of the Tongue on India's Once-Hyped 'Cold Start' Doctrine?
Is this India finally acknowledging Cold Start as sanctioned and ready for use, or something else altogether?
A Slip of the Tongue on India's Once-Hyped 'Cold Start' Doctrine?
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