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Kashmir Conflict

By Changing India Policy, Nawaz Sharif Can Change Pakistan

Malik Siraj Akbar | Posted 06.02.2014 | World
Malik Siraj Akbar

In May 2013, Pakistan had overwhelmingly voted for the head of the right-wing Pakistan Muslim League (P.M.L.) to become the country's prime minister for a third term, while the Indians also voted for a controversial Hindu nationalist leader.

The Continued Silencing of Torture in Kashmir

Julia Meszaros | Posted 04.22.2014 | Impact
Julia Meszaros

The Indian army has tortured one out of every six people living in the occupied province of Kashmir, yet the plight of Kashmiris is largely undocumented in mainstream American media outlets.

Anti-India Protests Erupt In Kashmir

AP | Posted 09.20.2013 | World

SRINAGAR, India -- At least seven people were injured Friday in clashes between anti-India protesters and government forces in Indian-controlled Kashm...

Pakistan Accuses Indian Army Of Wounding Civilians In Kashmir Conflict

AP | MUNIR AHMED | Posted 08.16.2013 | World

ISLAMABAD -- The Pakistani military on Friday accused Indian troops of firing across the disputed Kashmir border and wounding six civilians, the lates...

Warning Shots Fired As Deadly Clashes Erupt In Kashmir

AP | AIJAZ HUSSAIN | Posted 10.10.2013 | World

SRINAGAR, India — Fresh clashes erupted Saturday between groups of Hindus and Muslims in the Indian portion of Kashmir, wounding three people, p...

Avoiding Armageddon: South Asia's Perennial Challenge

Malik Siraj Akbar | Posted 06.05.2013 | Books
Malik Siraj Akbar

It is simply hard to overlook today's South Asia because of the enormous challenges it faces and economic opportunities it offers. South Asia, especially India, offers remarkable opportunities of economic cooperation for the United States.

Tensions Spike In Kashmir

AP | MUNIR AHMED | Posted 04.17.2013 | World

ISLAMABAD -- Indian troops shot and killed a Pakistani soldier who crossed the makeshift border separating Indian and Pakistani held Kashmir, official...

Indian Police Warn Kashmiri Residents Of 'Possible Nuclear War'

AP | AIJAZ HUSSAIN | Posted 01.22.2013 | World

SRINAGAR, India -- Officials in Indian-controlled Kashmir are warning residents to be prepared for a possible nuclear war by building build bomb-proof...

Pakistani Soldier Dies In Latest Kashmir Attack

AP | TIM SULLIVAN and SEBASTIAN ABBOT | Posted 03.17.2013 | World

NEW DELHI — Pakistan on Wednesday blamed Indian troops for killing one of its soldiers along the disputed Kashmir border, the latest in a series...

Violence Flares In Indian-Held Kashmir, Eight Killed

AP | AIJAZ HUSSAIN | Posted 11.28.2011 | World

SRINAGAR, India — At least eight people have died in three days of fierce fighting between rebels and government forces in Indian-controlled Kas...

Kashmir Expands Probe To Include Thousands Additional Unmarked Graves

AP | AIJAZ HUSSAIN | Posted 11.16.2011 | World

SRINAGAR, India — A state-run human rights commission has broadened its investigation into unmarked graves in the Indian portion of Kashmir to i...

Kashmir's Half Widows

Guernica | Mallika Kauer | Posted 11.02.2011 | World

Bilquees Begum* repeatedly asks whether my tea is too sweet. She smiles and adds how her husband Ahmed told her that city people liked their tea taste...

India's Civil Wars

Mira Kamdar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mira Kamdar

The Maoists have flourished in areas where the government of India has virtually abandoned the rural poor. These populations are completely cut off from the economically vibrant, rapidly growing India.

Kashmir: 2,600 Bodies Found

AP | AIJAZ HUSSAIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SRINAGAR, India — Nearly 2,600 bodies have been discovered in single unmarked and mass graves throughout mountainous Indian Kashmir, human right...

Kashmiri Protesters Fired On By Indian Police

AP | MUNEEZA NAQVI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NEW DELHI — Security forces opened fire on protesters in Indian Kashmir on Monday, wounding at least seven people, including two critically, in ...

The Resilience of Terror

Peter Henne | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Peter Henne

As we enter the last month of the Bush presidency, progressives around the country are increasing in giddiness. Given the president's legion mistakes ...

Open Trade Within Closed Civil Society?

Mohsin Mohi-Ud Din | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mohsin Mohi-Ud Din

A trade route may alleviate concerns for now; but it will take more than a reopened trade route to erase decades of continued manipulation by India and Pakistan over Kashmiri civil society.