Browsing: Diplomacy

Kashmir for decades has been a key subject for the students of the diplomacy schools across the world more so in India and Pakistan. How the diplomacy is finally being transacted on Kashmir, this section offers the window.

Conflict
War Woes

TV suggests that India and Pakistan stand on brink of another war. Even Kashmir is thick with battle talk. War…

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War, Is It?

Almost three months and scores of international squabbling matches after, Delhi and Islamabad are inching toward a confrontation to satisfy…

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Over To Geneva

After six fortnights, nearly 90 coffins and over 13k injured, neither of the stakeholders has mellowed down. Separatists are unrelenting;…

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Quietly Unwilling

Understanding the costs that negotiating any kind of deal can have, Sangh Parivaar is resisting pressure from the political class…

Diplomacy
That Televised War

It has been 17 years since India and Pakistan fought a ‘localized’ war over the hills between Zoji La and…

Conflict
Gilgit Games

Perhaps for the first time after partition, Kashmir dispute is emerging as a major issue for Pakistan. Beijing is seeking…

Diplomacy
The ‘Peacenik’

Post-1996, Mufti Sayeed rallied behind Indo-Pak relations and eventually created a political space for unionists in militancy-hit Kashmir. Though coming…

Diplomacy
Talk Walks, Finally

As Comprehensive Bilateral Dialogue emerges from the ruins of Composite Dialogue between Delhi and Islamabad, Masood Hussain analyses the surprising…

Diplomacy
The ‘Saffron’ Line

Delhi and Islamabad went back to their stated positions and cancelled the scheduled NSA talks. This time, again, Kashmir was…

Conflict
Op Gibraltar

Half a century eclipsed since Pakistani dictator Ayub Khan pushed regulars disguised as Mujahedeen behind enemy lines into Kashmir thinking…

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The Diplomatic Secret

An American diplomat whom India calls the mother of Hurriyat Conference, was recently in the middle of an espionage drama.…

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The 2009 Failure

Amid the roars of guns at the LoC, when Nawaz Sharief wished seeking Obama’s help on Kashmir, it angered many…

Books
Jinnah’s Kashmir Controversy (I)

Noted Kashmir expert, commentator and author, AG Noorani’s utterance that Pakistan founder Mohammad Ali Jinnah rejected Lord Mountbatten’s proposal on…

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Coalition at Crossroads

Rahul Gandhi and Omar Abdullah have been swearing by the relationship that the two political dynasties have had for generations…