- Shashank Joshi: India's decision to go public about a strike into Pakistan-controlled territory is a break with the past
- But the more Narendra Modi gloats, the more Pakistan will be compelled to show it remains unbowed
Shashank Joshi is a senior research fellow of the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) in London, a research associate at the Changing Character of War Programme at Oxford University, and a Ph.D. candidate at the Department of Government, Harvard. The opinions in this article belong to the author.
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(CNN)India's reported "surgical strike" across the border into Pakistani-controlled Kashmir on Wednesday brings India-Pakistan relations to their lowest point in almost a decade.