Everybody is very angry just now, but emotions should not deflect the framework
We forget that at the height of the Cold War the United States and the Soviet Union were spending 00 billion on their nuclear arsenals
There is a certain element of risk for a step like this.
In principal, having carrier capability is desirable and ditto for nuclear propulsion. An aircraft carrier is all about presence and adds to the navy's capability.
The political process will become meaningful only if level of violence and support to cross-border terrorism comes down and those who are supporting it must distance themselves from this deviant activity.
I don't think it poses a security threat.
There's a lot of dash in the announcements, but if they have to be meaningful they have to be negotiated away from the glare of the media at the bilateral level
Unless there's a consensus on both sides, the implementation of the statements on relief will hit a cul-de-sac. The only institution that provides aid is the army, and if that is not allowed, then the offer is self-defeating.
Though there has been no dramatic breakthrough on Kashmir, both sides are reaching for, and plucking, the low-hanging fruit of the peace tree