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Unpacking the Canada-India Dispute: Issues Behind the Current Tensions

September 27, 202325:00

In this edition of Wilson Center NOW, Christopher Sands of the Wilson Center’s Canada Institute, and Michael Kugelman of its South Asia Institute, discuss tensions between Canada and India over the recent killing of Canadian Sikh leader Hardeep Singh Nijjar. Where does the relationship stand after the Trudeau government accused India of having a role in the murder? What is the historical context behind Sikh diaspora support of the Khalistan movement in Canada and the West? They answer these questions, and more.

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