- The conflict between India and Pakistan over the Himalayan region of Kashmir has gone on for more than 70 years.
- The dispute escalated in the past two weeks after a suicide bombing killed 41 Indian soldiers in Indian-administered Kashmir.
- India and Pakistan have both launched air strikes.
- Pakistan says it shot down two Indian fighter jets and has captured two pilots. But India said only one of its planes crashed, and that its forces took down a Pakistani warplane.
- Both sides have been urged to show restraint.
- Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has called for talks with the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
- Can more bloodshed be avoided?
Presenter: Laura Kyle
Moeed Pirzada - Political Commentator in Pakistan and a Geostrategic Analyst.
Sanjay Kak - Editor of “Witness Kashmir 1986-2016" and specialist on the Kashmir conflict.
Adnan Naseemullah - Senior Lecturer in International Relations, Department of War Studies at King's College London.
Published on Feb 27, 2019
Source: Al Jazeera English
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