He's not interested in recapturing PoK ( period) .
That requires overestimating ourselves. We are not at the level we need to be where we can go to war and come out unscathed.
We may easily take a decade or more if we are to reach Americans standards of going to war with our defence budget alone. And this is not even counting the nuclear angle. Do you know the US does not have the capability to beat even Iran in a conventional setting without making significant economic concessions at home?
An easier process is to deliver significant economic and morale punishment and hope the country implodes from within.