A paramilitary soldier keeps a vigil from inside a building under construction in Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir, in April. Photo: AP A paramilitary soldier keeps a vigil from inside a building under construction in Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir, in April. Photo: AP
A paramilitary soldier keeps a vigil from inside a building under construction in Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir, in April. Photo: AP
Ameya Kilara
Opinion

Opinion

Ameya Kilara

How India and Pakistan can make a ceasefire agreement stick

  • Domestic political pressures and a deep mistrust between security establishments have long impeded India and Pakistan’s ability to maintain a ceasefire
  • But it is possible for both sides to take a series of mutually reinforcing steps that would help make one that lasts, says Ameya Kilara

A paramilitary soldier keeps a vigil from inside a building under construction in Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir, in April. Photo: AP A paramilitary soldier keeps a vigil from inside a building under construction in Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir, in April. Photo: AP
A paramilitary soldier keeps a vigil from inside a building under construction in Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir, in April. Photo: AP
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Ameya Kilara

Ameya Kilara

Ameya Kilara is the Director of the South Asian Leadership Initiative at Inter Mediate in London. She is a lawyer and conflict resolution expert who has also received multiple awards for her work on India-Pakistan dialogue and peace-building initiatives in Kashmir.