India Fears Revival of Sikh Militancy

January 29, 2019

Fears resurface of Pakistan stoking Sikh separatism in the Indian state of Punjab. In November 2018, an attack against the premises of the Sant Nirankari Mission in the Indian state of Punjab has once again brought back fears of the revival of Pakistan-backed Sikh separatism, known as the...

The Solution to the Kashmir Conflict

August 02, 2018

To those who say that peace is never possible in Kashmir, remember that no one could predict the collapse of the Berlin Wall. Let’s take the example of two landlords, A and B (India and Pakistan), first cousins, both very powerful, with large families who cause confusion because everyone has a...

A Neighborhood Agenda for the Next Indian Government

May 23, 2014

India must take charge to promote better relations between all countries of South Asia. On May 16, the recently concluded Indian general elections to constitute the 16th Lok Sabha (lower house) of the Indian Parliament resulted in a landslide victory for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) —...

Modi’s Pivot to Asia?

April 06, 2014

If Modi can address key issues in Asia, India can fuel a regional dynamo. First, it was the Americans who spoke of a "pivot" to Asia; then, it was the Russians' turn to consider prioritizing the region. The Europeans, not to be left far behind, also debated following suit. Now, it seems...