Should India Take Pakistan’s Overtures Seriously?

As featured in The Diplomat

Indian-Pakistani Relations


Alam argues that a change in the Pakistan army’s mindset has been visible since 2013, when Major-General Ahmed Hayat, the director-general for analysis at Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence, authored what was dubbed as the India Plan. While agreeing that engagement and not conflict was the answer, the report sought to identify the appropriate time to reach out to India from a position of strength.