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...
Kargil Crisis: Whose Failure?
· 15 Jun, 1999 · #204 · Commentary
The Pakistani adventure in Kargil has shocked the nation though the ceaseless activities of its ISI in
should have brought home the point that nothing better could be expected. There has been a storm of allegations against the ...
Nepal Elections: Why not a Hung Parliament
Mallika Joseph · 15 Jun, 1999 · #203 · Commentary
The third general elections to the Pratinidhi Sabha (Parliament) in
held in May has decisively ended the coalition politics of the past four and a half years and provided a clear majority to the National Congress (NC) to form the nex...
Kargil and BJP's Nuclear Agenda
PR Chari · 11 Jun, 1999 · #202 · Commentary
Press comments on the Pokharan tests on its first anniversary this year were less than ecstatic, even sombre and defensive. Many editorials noted with relief that
had weathered the economic sanctions, and was not politically isolated...
India looks set to embarass Clinton administration on CTBT
Sushil J Aaron · 11 Jun, 1999 · #201 · Commentary
Two separate developments across the
have had their bearing on
’s approach to the CTBT. The
has reawakened anti-Americanism amid the Indian intellectual class through NATO’s flawed action in Kos...
CTBT Article XIV Entry Into Force Clause
· 11 Jun, 1999 · #200 · Commentary
An important deadline will be reached in September this year pertaining to entry into force (EIF) of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT). The Treaty prohibits "any nuclear weapon test explosion or any other nuclear explosion."...
Infiltration in Kargil Pakistan's Objectives and Strategies
D Suba Chandran · 09 Jun, 1999 · #199 · Commentary
The major objective behind the current infiltration of the
backed militants seems to be in continuation with its larger goal of internationalising the
was always attempting to send militants...
Tibet and Indian Realpolitik Interests
· 09 Jun, 1999 · #198 · Commentary
The chain of errors in
policy started with
’s failure to challenge the Chinese occupation of
. The present strategic developments in
is very dangerous for Indian...