Tag Archives: Kashmir

Views from Pakistan and India on Kashmir Attack

India is being advised to be careful in its response to the Kashmir attack. One Pakistani analyst calls on cooler heads on both sides to defuse the situation while The Hindu, one of India's respected dailies, calls on Pakistan to act against Jaish-e-Mohammad, the group that has taken responsibility for the deadly attack.

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Does Pakistan Need a “New” Policy on Kashmir?

A new “thought” in Islamabad is gaining momentum. This thought from within the military circles certainly reflects a new pragmatism. The thought asks: Why not develop a new strategy that is economic, and not “praetorian”, in its focus?   

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If General Rawat Can Talk to Taliban, Why Not to Kashmiris?

The Indian Army chief rejects unconditional talks with separatists and militants in Indian-administered Kashmir, asserting that any talks in the Valley will be ‘on our terms’. That is plain hypocrisy.

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India’s Warmonger-in-Chief

India's dramatic U-turn on talks with Pakistan and its army chiefs bellicose language against Islamabad has pushed volatile South Asia towards renewed tensions and uncertainty.

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Kashmir Water Crisis Hits At Its Staple: Rice

As water levels have plummeted on the back of a winter that saw low snowfall and rainfall, the state government is urging local cultivators not to plant paddy this year.

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Asia’s Other Nuclear Standoff

With the world focused on the scary possibility of war on the Korean Peninsula, not many people paid much attention to a series of naval exercises this past July in the Malacca Strait, a 550-mile long passage between Sumatra and Malaysia through which pass over 50,000 ships a year.   With President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un …

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Water Levels in Jhelum Lowest Ever Recorded

With no rains in October so far, and limited rainfall in September, more than half a million people in three districts of Kashmir have been affected.

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Pakistan: From ‘Do More’ to ‘No More’?

Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi talks tough on his country's difficult relations with the US, Afghanistan and India.

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The World Has Not Forgotten Kashmir

India may be trying to make the world believe that the situation in its administered part of Jammu and Kashmir is well, but the realities on the ground are changing the dynamics of the conflict as Kashmiri youth take over the reigns of 70 years old struggle for the right of self-determination.

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Reflections on Polls in Indian-Administered Kashmir

The international community should respond to the brutal suppression of Kashmiris and minimize the possibility of unimaginable nuclear disaster that looms on South Asia.

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