Journalist, scholar and researcher
Kabir is a journalist and researcher specialising in foreign affairs and energy security. He is also a Scholar at the Takshashila Institution.
As important as it is for New Delhi and Islamabad to have a continuous and non-disruptive dialogue process, today the high stakes for India's neighbourhood policy lie elsewhere, namely in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR) and Afghanistan.
However, Pakistan's problem in tackling militant groups in its backyard emits from its very own institutions. The constant battles between the civilian government and the Pakistani Army with its intelligence wing, the ISI, to clip each other's wings and dominate Islamabad's policies, specifically towards India, are taking a toll.
27/12/2014 5:23 PM IST
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