Kashmir has been in conflict since 1947, despite repeated UN and US interventions. An expert in security studies explains why international law has failed to keep the peace.
While the world avoids calling the crime by its name, Kashmiris are facing an ongoing genocide.
Violence, rebellion, dark days and a war with Pakistan are likely on the horizon as a result of India’s latest move against Kashmiris.
We focus on Kashmir in the third part of our India Tomorrow podcast series: its history, the lives of its people, and the conflict over its future.
This is a transcript of episode three of The Anthill podcast series India Tomorrow on Kashmir.
India and Pakistan have been fighting for control over Kashmir, an 86,000-square-mile territory in the Himalayas, for seven decades. But the people of Kashmir have their own political goals too.
Claimed by both India and Pakistan ever since the British left, Kashmir is still caught in the crossfire.
As the latest attack on an Indian army camp shows, India’s shift in policy from strategic restraint to preemptive self-defence is a serious gamble.