Military posturing has revived animal spirits. Cooler heads will suggest the gains are unlikely to last.
- Anjani Trivedi
It’s amazing what a bit of chest-beating and military posturing can do.
India’s war of words with and air strikes on Pakistan have reinvigorated the re-election campaign of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Opinion polls (if you believe them) are predicting a bigger margin of victory for Modi’s National Democratic Alliance than they were two months ago.
A creeping skepticism that had taken hold after the…