David Sterman


David Sterman is a program associate at New America and Assistant Editor of the South Asia Channel. He tweets at @DSterms
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Indian commandos overlook the air force base in Pathankot on January 5, 2016. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged his Pakistani counterpart on January 5 to take 'firm and immediate action' against those behind an attack on an Indian air force base that left seven soldiers dead. AFP PHOTO/NARINDER NANU  / AFP / NARINDER NANU        (Photo credit should read NARINDER NANU/AFP/Getty Images)
Indian commandos overlook the air force base in Pathankot on January 5, 2016. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged his Pakistani counterpart on January 5 to take 'firm and immediate action' against those behind an attack on an Indian air force base that left seven soldiers dead. AFP PHOTO/NARINDER NANU / AFP / NARINDER NANU (Photo credit should read NARINDER NANU/AFP/Getty Images)
(FILES) In this photograph taken on September 29, 2011, a delegate of the India Nuclear Energy 2011 summit walks past a stall in Mumbai . More than 40 workers at a nuclear power station in northern India have been exposed to tritium radiation in two separate leaks in the past five weeks, company managers said on July 24, 2012. AFP PHOTO/Indranil MUKHERJEE        (Photo credit should read INDRANIL MUKHERJEE/AFP/Getty Images)
(FILES) In this photograph taken on September 29, 2011, a delegate of the India Nuclear Energy 2011 summit walks past a stall in Mumbai . More than 40 workers at a nuclear power station in northern India have been exposed to tritium radiation in two separate leaks in the past five weeks, company managers said on July 24, 2012. AFP PHOTO/Indranil MUKHERJEE (Photo credit should read INDRANIL MUKHERJEE/AFP/Getty Images)
Myanmar's outgoing president Thein Sein (R) hands over the presidential seal to the country's new President Htin Kyaw (L) during the handover ceremony at the president house in Naypyidaw on March 30, 2016. 
A close aide to Aung San Suu Kyi was sworn in as Myanmar's president on March 30, a role that will see him act as a proxy for the pro-democracy figurehead and carry the hopes of a nation emerging from military rule. / AFP / POOL / NYEIN CHAN NAING/POOL        (Photo credit should read NYEIN CHAN NAING/POOL/AFP/Getty Images)
Myanmar's outgoing president Thein Sein (R) hands over the presidential seal to the country's new President Htin Kyaw (L) during the handover ceremony at the president house in Naypyidaw on March 30, 2016. A close aide to Aung San Suu Kyi was sworn in as Myanmar's president on March 30, a role that will see him act as a proxy for the pro-democracy figurehead and carry the hopes of a nation emerging from military rule. / AFP / POOL / NYEIN CHAN NAING/POOL (Photo credit should read NYEIN CHAN NAING/POOL/AFP/Getty Images)
Afghan residents gather at the scene of a roadside bomb explosion at Khair Khana in Kabul on March 29, 2016.
A roadside bomb attack in a residential area of Kabul killed two civilians and wounded nine people, Sediq Sediqqi, the Spokesperson to the Afghan Ministry of Interior Affairs, said. / AFP / WAKIL KOHSAR        (Photo credit should read WAKIL KOHSAR/AFP/Getty Images)
Afghan residents gather at the scene of a roadside bomb explosion at Khair Khana in Kabul on March 29, 2016. A roadside bomb attack in a residential area of Kabul killed two civilians and wounded nine people, Sediq Sediqqi, the Spokesperson to the Afghan Ministry of Interior Affairs, said. / AFP / WAKIL KOHSAR (Photo credit should read WAKIL KOHSAR/AFP/Getty Images)
Pakistani security officials collect evidence at the cordoned-off site of the March 27 suicide bombing, in Lahore on March 28, 2016.
The toll from a suicide blast in Pakistan's Lahore rose to 69, officials said on March 28, as authorities hunted for the "savage inhumans" behind the attack in a park packed with Christian families celebrating Easter Sunday. More than 200 people were injured, many of them children, when explosives packed with ball bearings ripped through crowds near a children's play area in the park in Lahore, leaving dozens dead or bloodied. / AFP / ARIF ALI        (Photo credit should read ARIF ALI/AFP/Getty Images)
Pakistani security officials collect evidence at the cordoned-off site of the March 27 suicide bombing, in Lahore on March 28, 2016. The toll from a suicide blast in Pakistan's Lahore rose to 69, officials said on March 28, as authorities hunted for the "savage inhumans" behind the attack in a park packed with Christian families celebrating Easter Sunday. More than 200 people were injured, many of them children, when explosives packed with ball bearings ripped through crowds near a children's play area in the park in Lahore, leaving dozens dead or bloodied. / AFP / ARIF ALI (Photo credit should read ARIF ALI/AFP/Getty Images)
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