Last week Dr Rishi Gulati, LSE Fellow in Law, presented a seminar on the international law aspects of the contentious relationship between India and Pakistan. He further outlines his arguments in a blog post for South Asia @ LSE. Gulati argues that international law and its processes on their own cannot resolve the India-Pakistan conflict, only political will can. But as these two nuclear armed countries face-off, he explains how the international legal system can provide the tools to an aggrieved party to respond to a breach of its rights, and therefore help play a constructive role in moments of heightened tension.
Read Dr Gulati's article on India and Pakistan in full.