An Indian paramilitary soldier stands watch from a building under construction during a lockdown imposed to prevent the spread of the coronavirus in Srinagar, in Indian-controlled Kashmir, on April 30. Photo: AP
An Indian paramilitary soldier stands watch from a building under construction during a lockdown imposed to prevent the spread of the coronavirus in Srinagar, in Indian-controlled Kashmir, on April 30. Photo: AP
Mohamed Zeeshan
Opinion

Opinion

Mohamed Zeeshan

How coronavirus and the China threat have Modi seeking peace on India’s western front

  • Overtures to Pakistan, Kashmir and the Taliban are a significant shift in Modi’s foreign and security policy and a marked departure from his political goals
  • If Modi is to sustain peace for any length of time, he will have to overcome significant trust deficits with groups Hindu nationalists have vilified

An Indian paramilitary soldier stands watch from a building under construction during a lockdown imposed to prevent the spread of the coronavirus in Srinagar, in Indian-controlled Kashmir, on April 30. Photo: AP
An Indian paramilitary soldier stands watch from a building under construction during a lockdown imposed to prevent the spread of the coronavirus in Srinagar, in Indian-controlled Kashmir, on April 30. Photo: AP
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