On the Battle Front - Kargil: A month later -
Maj. Gen. Ashok Krishna (Retd) · 25 Jun, 1999 · #214 · Commentary
It is a month since the Indian Army commenced operations to evict the intruders from the Indian side of the LoC. The first air strikes were launched in Dras and Kargil on May 26. It is, therefore, time to review their progress.
Disguised blessings from Lahore
Mallika Joseph · 25 Jun, 1999 · #213 · Commentary
The Kargil episode has brought to light many latent factors in the Indian scene. It has brought to light the Army’s preparedness despite an obvious intelligence failure and initial set backs. Amidst all predictions of a long ordeal in diffic...
Kargil: Activating Air Reconnaisance
Wg.Cdr. NK Pant (Retd.) · 25 Jun, 1999 · #212 · Commentary
Had the air reconnoitering of the Kargil sector of LoC been carried out effectively during the preceding winter and the inputs obtained acted upon, the subsequent need to evict heavily armed Pakistani intruders from our territory could have been a...
Chinese Views on the Kargil Conflict
Bhartendu Kumar Singh · 25 Jun, 1999 · #211 · Commentary
The ongoing conflict in Kargil between
has attracted world-wide reaction including
. Of all the Great Powers, the Chinese views are most important for
Kargil, LoC and the Simla Agreement
PR Chari · 23 Jun, 1999 · #210 · Commentary
The intercepted telephonic conversation between General Pervez Musharraf, Chief of the Army Staff, Pakistan and his Chief of General Staff, Lt. Gen. Mohd. Aziz, is disconcerting. It states in one place; " Hint, is that, given that the LoC has...
Convert Line of Control (LoC) into de facto international border
PR Chari · 23 Jun, 1999 · #209 · Commentary
The difficulties in resolving the obtaining impasse in
arise from a bewildering combination of historical, communal, international, ethnic, geographical and strategic factors. But a counsel of wisdom suggests that these difficultie...
Cold Comfort for Mr. Aziz in China
Giri Deshingkar · 18 Jun, 1999 · #208 · Commentary
’s Foreign Minister Mr. Sartaj Aziz and his Indian counterpart Mr. Jaswant Singh visited
within the space of four days over the last one week. The specific context of Mr. Aziz’s visit was the India-Pakis...
Kargil Crisis: A Sad Saga
Arvind Kumar · 17 Jun, 1999 · #207 · Commentary
The Kargil imbroglio took place at a time when there was an immense feeling, not only among the citizens of
but also other nations, of a peaceful subcontinent.
initiated a number of measures includi...
The JVP Resurgence: Threat from within or a new Third Force
Zarein Ahmed · 16 Jun, 1999 · #206 · Commentary
The JVP Resurgence
The resurgence of the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) in the Provincial elections of April 1999 in Sri Lanka vindicated the last words of its JVP politburo member minutes before his death in 1989, that the JVP will...
Pakistan Army’s Strategy in Kashmir
Maj. Gen. Ashok Krishna (Retd) · 16 Jun, 1999 · #205 · Commentary
There is a grand design behind
’s transgression of the Line of Control [LoC] in the Ladakh region of
Jammu and Kashmir
[J & K]. This Line has never been violated in the last 27 years. The LoC Agreement is en...