Today, wars are a fight for survival and the countries that conquer the higher altitude regions with livable climates and natural resources will remain after over-populated coastal areas succumb to oceanic deluges.
India and Pakistan continue to claim the whole of Kashmir, but neither can seriously believe that any mediation tribunal would judge this to be appropriate. Compromise is needed – one that India and Pakistan are incapable of reaching on their own.
Previous Indian leaders have been cautious. But not PM Modi. He is showing signs of power intoxication.
Beijing has a lot of influence over Pakistan and indirectly is in a position to leverage the next moves by Islamabad