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India-Pakistan: Brinkmanship of a new era

2019-04-05T14:05:59+00:00March 27th, 2019|2019, Global Edition – March 2019|

A strategic expert traces the recent India-Pakistan face-off to analyse what it means for geopolitics in South Asia. In my last column I had written that with India’s electoral season approaching, foreign policy would take a back seat, but added: “the single major exception could be in relation to terrorism, and thereby Pakistan, in the event there is another deliberately timed Pakistan-based terror attack against India”. Sadly, such a terror attack took place on February 14 in Pulwama, killing 40 [...]