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[22 Nov 2016 | No Comment | ]

IS it brinkmanship or something more? With the decade-old ceasefire along the LoC already in tatters, India appears determined to find new avenues of provocation against Pakistan. Over the weekend, first an Indian submarine attempted to intrude into Pakistani waters, according to official accounts, and then a small Indian surveillance drone was knocked down after it strayed across the LoC, again according to official statements. While each incident may individually seem small and both sides will likely dispute what really occurred, it is alarming that incidents, especially one involving a …

India Pak Ties »

[22 Nov 2016 | No Comment | ]

A day after the Pakistan Navy expelled an Indian submarine from Pakistan’s territorial waters in the Arabian Sea, an unmanned Indian drone, which violated Pakistani airspace near the Line of Control (LoC), was shot down by Pakistan army according to a statement by the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR). Reportedly, the drone was one that is used for reconnaissance missions and its purpose in this case was to gather intelligence by taking pictures of Pakistani posts along the LoC. Meanwhile, heavy Indian shelling of villages in Azad Jammu and Kashmir …