NSA Talks Between India and Pakistan

NSA Talks Between India and Pakistan

The real question

The cancellation of the National Security Adviser talks between Pakistan and India some days ago could lead to a further worsening of relations between the two nuclear-armed states; border skirmishes have already occurred since then.

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Time to move from posturing to dialogue

The Pakistani leadership and its establishment need to realise that with the arrival of Prime Minister Modi on the scene, they need to revise their foreign policy template towards India.

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Revisiting Ufa: Pakistan’s untenable misinterpretations

It is ironical that Sartaj Aziz accused India of violating the democratic rights of Hurriyat separatists. Pakistan should ask itself whether it would allow Gilgit-Baltistan activists, who are calling for an end to Pakistani occupation, to meet the Indian envoy in Islamabad or even Balochistan separatists to meet foreign envoys, writes Divya Kumar Soti for South Asia Monitor.

NSA Talks Between India and Pakistan

Getting the Talks Atmospherics Right

Talks between India and Pakistan suffer from certain inbuilt defects. India, far more than Pakistan, has always been keen to engage in direct talks with the latter. Pakistan prefers instead to talk to the rest of the world, if only to accuse India of perfidy, especially when it comes to Kashmir.

NSA Talks Between India and Pakistan

India, Pakistan and the fictional world

Failure is rooted in the national narrative both sides have built for themselves, a narrative that is devoid of historical and geopolitical realities

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