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In April, China struck 51 agreements with all-weather ally Pakistan, including the multibillion dollar economic corridor through the PoK that will expand the communist giant’s influence in India’s neighbourhood.
What do you think on such a big triangular geostrategic politics? How will it resolved from Sino-India relations? Let us know!
Keep track as the issue develops. Note the current status, importance of the region and the reason for change for mains and pre both.
Gilgit-Baltistan is a part of PoK. Till now, Pakistan’s stand has been that it supports freedom for J&K. But by making Gilgit-Baltistan a province it shows that it does not support freedom for J&K, instead it wants it to be a part of Pakistan. This is opposed by the rest of PoK and also by Indian J&K separatists. If it is indeed made a province, it could lead to some major changes in the dynamics of the region.
Not very important. Just be aware of the happenings.
Important for prelims. Details not needed. Just the name, location, host.
Note4students: Just know the names of the important weapons and the purpose behind them. It can be a minor tit-bit for pre or can also be quoted in mains answer.
A strategic and security dimension in international affairs.
The op-ed may not be a direct answer to any answer, but it is a view of the current situation of India, specially on the international borders.
De-hyphenating policy started by the U.S. under President Bush, but sealed by the Obama administration, of dealing with India and Pakistan, without referring to their bilateral relations.
Sources indicated that U.S officials have been in touch with India and Pakistan over the weekend, but did not elaborate.
With two unannounced stops, in Kabul and Lahore on Christmas day, Prime Minister Modi rewrote the recent history of geopolitics in the region.
Lauding the resumption of India-Pakistan dialogue, Jammu and Kashmir CM has called for a long-term strategic partnership between the two neighbouring countries.
The talks will be called Comprehensive Bilateral Dialogue; Pakistan assures early completion of the Mumbai terror attacks trial.
10-Point Comprehensive Dialogue Process includes –
The two Prime Ministers had a brief but close chat on November 30 in Paris where they had gone to attend the climate summit.
It is in India’s interest to ensure that Pakistan’s nukes are under international supervision
Simply put, what is Nuclear Deal ?
A nuclear deal is primarily about undertaking responsibilities and the constant demonstration of good behaviour in exchange for an ability to engage in nuclear commerce and energy production.
What should New Delhi’s response be to a potential nuclear deal between US and Pakistan ?
With Strong Chinese support to Pak
Critics of the U.S.-Pakistan Nuke deal
Four sets of reasons why a ‘conditional nuclear deal’, in India’s national interest.
Pakistan should meet conditions
What about India’s National Security Interest ?
A U.S.-Pakistan civilian nuclear deal will make absolutely no difference to India’s national security interests.
We must, ask the U.S. and other stakeholders to press Islamabad to stop stalling the FMCT negotiations, and agree to a nuclear ‘No-first-use’ agreement with India, which is already part of the Indian doctrine.
India should insist that Pakistan, as part of the deal, should be asked to negotiate nuclear confidence building measures (CBMs) with India without linking them to conventional arms control.