A media discussion on Voice of America (Urdu Service) covering the future of Pakistan-India ties in the aftermath of the Uri attack, and the subsequent Indian claim of carrying out surgical strikes against Pakistan. Qamar Abbas Jafry hosted the discussion on November 21, 2016.
The direction of Pakistan-India relations will be impacted by the by the changing global power alignment. Moreover, the situation of Afghanistan, Kashmir conflict, the China Pakistan Economic Corridor, and the emerging position of China and Russia on extremism will all play a critical role.
The discussion panel included:
Sudheendra Kulkarni – Head of Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi
Arif Ansar – Chief Analyst PoliTact, Washington DC
Sajjad Naseer – Senior Fellow of Political Science Lahore School of Economics
Dr Farooq Hasnat – Chairman Department of Political Science – University of Punjab,
Nilofar Suhrawardy– Independent Analyst/Columnist.