World Focus, N. 419, November 2014
Ramya P.S, Junior Research Fellow, National Institute of Advanced Studies
A major part of history of the South Asian region has revolved around the complex and dynamic relations between India and Pakistan. A cursory glance at the trends in the bilateral ties between the nuclear weapon states depicts more downs than ups and a high level of mistrust. The bilateral relations have been characterised by ‘one step forward and two steps back’ phenomena leading to much cynicism over possible cooperation between the neighbours. In this article, Ramya P.S explores India-Pakistan relations in light of the new dynamics in the region.