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TitleAsymmetric warfare in South Asia : the causes and consequences of the Kargil Conflict / edited by Peter R. Lavoy.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
 2nd FL Humanities Library Books DS485.K197 A89 2009  Available
Collationxvii, 407 p. : maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliog.Includes bibliographical references and index.
ContentsPart 1, Causes and conduct of the conflict. The strategic context of the Kargil conflict: a Pakistani perspective / Zafar Iqbal Cheema; Pakistan's motivations and calculations for the Kargil conflict / Feroz Hassan Khan, Peter R. Lavoy, and Christopher Clary; Military operations in the Kargil conflict / John H. Gill; American diplomacy and the 1999 Kargil Summit at Blair House / Bruce Riedel; Kargil: the nuclear dimension / Timothy D. Hoyt; Why Kargil did not produce general war: the crisis-management strategies of Pakistan, India, and the United States / Peter R. Lavoy -- Part 2, Consequences and impact of the conflict. Surprise at the top of the world: India's systemic and intelligence failure / James J. Wirtz and Surinder Rana; Militants in the Kargil conflict: myths, realities, and impacts / C. Christine Fair; The impact of the Kargil conflict and Kashmir on Indian politics and society / Praveen Swami; The Kargil conflict's impact on Pakistani politics and society / Saeed Shafqat -- Part 3, Lessons learned. The lessons of Kargil as learned by India / Rajesh M. Basrur; The lessons of Kargil as learned by Pakistan / Hasan-Askari Rizvi; The Kargil crisis: lessons learned by the United States / Rodney W. Jones and Joseph McMillan; Kargil, deterrence, and international relations theory / Robert Jervis.
NoteWeisenburger Endowment.
SubjectKargil War, 1999.
Kargil (India) -- History, Military.
India -- Foreign relations -- Pakistan.
Pakistan -- Foreign relations -- India.
Alt AuthorLavoy, Peter R. (Peter René), 1961-
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