India-Pakistan hostilities brief

Issues at play: Kashmir is disputed territory controlled by India, Pakistan and China India and Pakistan are nuclear powers that formally engaged in military operations against one another in late February Kashmir’s glaciers are an important source of water for all of Pakistan, for eastern India and for southern China Pakistan is run by the military, even though it is ostensibly recognised as a democracy. India is run by the ultra-right Hindu nationalist BJP party. Both entities’ raison d’etre is defined by hostility towards one another Kashmiris are oppressed by the Indian state. The Office of the UN High Commissioner … Continue reading India-Pakistan hostilities brief