For the first time in years, all eyes are on Kashmir. What do India’s actions mean for Jammu and Kashmir and its people? And what does Narendra Modi hope to accomplish?
President Trump's curious statement about Kashmir negotiations aside, Imran Khan's visit to the United States could have consequences for Afghanistan, writes Hassan Abbas.
In the opening pages of 'Staggering Forward: Narendra Modi and India’s Global Ambition,' author Bharat Karnad bluntly describes Modi’s foreign policy as “inept” and “short-sighted.”
“Pakistan has not been able to get the Indian part of Kashmir in four wars. A fifth war is not going to change that,” said former Ambassador of Pakistan to the United States Husain Haqqani in a discussion on the legacy of India's partition.
A Kashmiri shopkeeper reacts as he sits alongside a flood-damaged garment shop at the Lal Chowk area in Srinagar on September 17, 2014. (Dibyangshu Sarkar/AFP/Getty Images)
A red boat, also called a "shikara" is anchored in calm waters at Dal Lake, Kashmir on November 1, 2013. (BOMBMAN/ Flickr)
A Kashmiri farmer walks in a paddy field on the outskirts of Srinagar on May 29, 2013. (Tauseef Mustafa/AFP/Getty Images)
A Kashmiri fisherman paddles his boat during sunset on Dal Lake in Srinagar on May 29, 2013. (Tauseef Mustafa/AFP/Getty Images)