Talking to Pakistan: India must tread the middle path, simplify issues
South Asia Monitor, Spotlight, March 10, 2015
Ramya P.S, Junior Research Fellow, ISSSP, NIAS
The spike in ceasefire violations since the beginning of this year has led to increase in tensions between India and Pakistan. This coupled with a ‘policy of linkage’ adopted by both states has led to a logjam creating an intrinsic web of unresolved issues. The article outlines various reasons that have contributed towards the increase in violations across the international border in the past few months and the probable steps New Delhi could take in dealing with Islamabad. The approach outlined depicts the need for a specific agenda during negotiations between the two nuclear states.