Shah is an alumnus of London School of Economics, Cambridge and Harvard, and lives and works in Mumbai
Whether Soleimani’s past makes him a likely war criminal or not, the US cannot abrogate to itself the right to mete out drone-delivered justice, and so, any arguments in favour of an ethical justification for the assassination based on his past are empty.
Only in the creation of long-term order, can we ever hope to have truly substantive justice for the people of Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh, who, I can say with the utmost conviction, are better off with us than they ever could be with our dear neighbours.
That’s what the West needs to meet challenge from China, Russia and others
On 26/11, I lost my father. I was 19 years old at the time. My sister Sanjana was only 13 and mother, Kalpana P Shah, a vulnerable, hopeless romantic.