India and Pakistan’s Dangerous and Unending Conflict – March 17, 2019

India and Pakistan’s Dangerous and Unending Conflict – March 17, 2019

India and Pakistan’s Dangerous and Unending Conflict – March 17, 2019

This week on Perspective with Alison Smith: Nuclear Standoff – India and Pakistan’s Dangerous and Unending Conflict

Freelance journalist Sameer Yasir comments on the situation on the ground in Kashmir in the wake of the recent fighting between India and Pakistan.

Michael Kugelman, senior associate for South Asia, Wilson Center, discusses the broader implications of the recent flare-up between the two nuclear-armed nations.

Aaghaz-e-Dosti is a cross border initiative that aims to foster cooperation and friendship between India and Pakistan. Raza Khan, a Pakistani, and Devika Mittal, an Indian, offer their perspective on these efforts.

Omair Alavi, an entertainment journalist and film critic in Karachi, speaks about the recent decision by the Pakistani government to ban Bollywood films in response to recent tensions and the effect it is having for the domestic film industry.