12 Years After Mumbai, the Fight Against Terrorism Continues

November 25, 2020

The 12th anniversary of the November 26, 2008, Pakistan-sponsored terror attacks in Mumbai is an apt occasion to evaluate not only India’s struggle against terrorism but also how other major countries have dealt with this menace. Nine gunmen traveled from Karachi to Mumbai by boat to unleash...

When It Comes to Confronting Pakistan, India Has Limited Options

July 16, 2018

India might want to explore the option of a sub-conventional military response to deter Pakistan from ceasefire violations and its proxy war against India in the Kashmir Valley. While the global strategic community remains engaged with Iran, North Korea and Palestine, an extremely volatile...

Pakistan: Time for Reform in the Garrison State

March 01, 2017

It is now entirely up to Pakistan's leaders to opt out of ideological politics and choose enlightened pragmatism.  In December 2008, I met General Pervez Musharraf at the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) house in Rawalpindi. The meeting was arranged by a mutual friend, retired Colonel Aslam Cheema....