The Chao Track II

The Chao Track II dialogue between India and Pakistan on strategic issues was held in Bangkok on the 19th and 20th of January 2020. The dialogue was the first since India’s revocation of the special status of Jammu and Kashmir on August 5th. The dialogue themes and discussions reflected the multiple vectors affecting the bilateral relationship, including escalation along Line of Control, a growing deep freeze in bilateral relations, deteriorating situation in Kashmir, and rising rhetoric in India vis-à-vis Pakistan.