By Navnita Chadha Behera
The Kashmir factor is usually forged as a "territorial dispute" among belligerent buddies in South Asia. yet there's even more to the tale than that. The Jammu and Kashmir nation, domestic to a unprecedented medley of races, tribal teams, languages, and religions, makes up some of the most varied areas within the subcontinent. Demystifying Kashmir argues that spotting the wealthy, complicated, and multi-faceted personality of Kashmir is necessary not just for knowing the structural motives of this clash but additionally for supplying possibilities to set up a simply, achievable, and lasting answer. during this notable ebook, Navnita Chadha Behera strains the heritage of Kashmir from the pre-partition India to the current-day state of affairs. She presents a finished research of the philosophical underpinnings and the neighborhood, bilateral, and foreign dynamics of the most important gamers keen on this flashpoint of clash, together with New Delhi, Islamabad, political teams and militant clothes on either side of the road of regulate, and overseas powers. The e-book explores the political and armed forces parts of India's and Pakistan's Kashmir approach, the self-determination debate, and the rebel flow that started in 1989. the realization makes a speciality of what Behera phrases the 4 P's: parameters, gamers, politics, and diagnosis of the continuing peace technique in Kashmir. Behera additionally displays at the devastation of the October 2005 earthquake and its implications for the way forward for the realm. in response to vast box study and first assets, Demystifying Kashmir breaks new floor by way of framing the clash as a political conflict of state-making among India and Pakistan instead of as a inflexible and ideological Hindu-Muslim clash. Behera's paintings can be a necessary advisor for newshounds, students, activists, policymakers, and a person attracted to find out how to stay away from a battle among those nuclear powers.
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