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Update on Kashmir Lockdown After India’s Revocation of Special Status

August 15, 2019

Episode Notes:

Last week, India revoked the special status of India-Controlled Kashmir and immediately placed it on security lockdown.

Ayesha Ray, Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at King's College, Pennsylvania and author of the book, The Soldier and the State in India: Nuclear Weapons, Counterinsurgency, and the Transformation of Indian Civil-Military Relations, joins the WarCast to discuss what's happen amidst the lockdown.

[ 0:17 ] Introduction
[ 0:54 ] Why now
[ 2:15 ] What's happening inside Kashmir
[ 3:20 ] Severity of lockdown
[ 4:30 ] India's current goal for India-controlled Kashmir
[ 5:49 ] Pakistan's response and China's support
[ 7:06 ] International response with India
[ 8:24 ] Trust deficit and the future

Twitter: @DrAyeshaRay

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