Is Kashmir Reaching an Inflection Point?

August 19, 2017

After 70 years of independence, India is finally making headway against Pakistan in its proxy war on Kashmir. Kashmir is approaching an inflection point. The tide is turning with the relentless targeting of insurgents by Indian security forces. It is not merely the numbers that are impressive...

Lieutenant Murdered Because of India’s Headless Chicken Syndrome

May 12, 2017

India’s political leadership has failed to counter the Pakistan army militarily or diplomatically, leading to tragic consequences for its security forces and the people of Kashmir. The recent death and mutilation of two Indian soldiers by the Pakistani army-backed border action team, followed...

Erdogan Adds Fuel to Fire: Expect a Hot Summer in Kashmir

May 07, 2017

During a visit to India, Erdogan offered to play peacemaker on Kashmir to boost his credentials as the leader of the Muslim world. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has ensured that the summer in Kashmir will be hotter than anticipated. While all indicators from the valley — with stone...

This is Why a Man Was Tied to a Jeep in Kashmir

April 21, 2017

Reporting in The New York Times over a man tied to a military jeep in Kashmir fails to establish the context. In 1953, The New York Times supported the CIA-led coup that ousted Prime Minister Mohammed Mossadegh in Iran. More recently, it acted as a cheerleader when George W. Bush decided to...