The Atlantic

24 December 2019

Indian Democracy Fights Back

The protesters of December 2019 have provided solace at last. No one has choreographed them; no one has borrowed their anger for smaller, self-serving political needs. They’ve absorbed the ruthlessness of the police and come back for more, hoping in some way to trip up the advance of Hindu nationalism.

6 October 2016

What Happened in Kashmir?

Deep into the moonless night of September 28, two battalions of commandos stole over the Line of Control, the border separating India and Pakistan in Kashmir. They reached a series of “launch pads”— improvised structures where militants had assembled, so that they might easily slip across to conduct attacks in India.