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Nuclear Weapons in South Asia

Michael Quinlan

in Thinking About Nuclear Weapons: Principles, Problems, Prospects

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199563944
eISBN:
9780191721274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563944.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter first recapitulates the history of Indian and Pakistani approaches to nuclear-weapon capability, leading up to the 1998 explosive tests. It considers the significance of the 1999 Kargil ... More


The Kargil Report 1

A.G. Noorani

in CONSTITUTIONAL QUESTIONS AND CITIZENS' RIGHTS: An Omnibus Comprising Constitutional Questions in India and Citizens' Rights, Judges and State Accountability

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195678291
eISBN:
9780199080588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195678291.003.0086
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The Kargil Review Committee was set up on 24 July 1999 by the Cabinet to examine the causes that led to Pakistani incursions in Kargil. The report of the Committee laid the blame on systemic failure, ... More


Recent Attempts to Resolve the Escalating Conflict

Stanley Wolpert

in India and Pakistan: Continued Conflict or Cooperation?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520266773
eISBN:
9780520925755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266773.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

Prolonged secret efforts by India and Pakistan to develop nuclear weapons reached their dramatic fruition in May 1998, when both camps exploded powerful nuclear bombs. World leaders from Britain, ... More


The Visible and the Invisible in South Asia

Peter Van Der Veer

in Powers: Religion as a Social and Spiritual Force

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823231560
eISBN:
9780823235537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823231560.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter analyzes yet another tool with which religion exerts power in political contexts: constructions of sacred space. It discusses the role of visual imagery ... More


The Kargil Crisis

Moeed Yusuf

in Brokering Peace in Nuclear Environments: U.S. Crisis Management in South Asia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781503604858
eISBN:
9781503606555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503604858.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the 1999 Kargil conflict between India and Pakistan, and establishes that what may otherwise be construed as a classic limited war where major conflict was avoided due to ... More


Engaging the World: Indian Foreign Policy since 1947

Sumit Ganguly (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199458325
eISBN:
9780199086498
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199458325.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Over the past two decades, India has emerged as a rising power with growing economic capabilities and increased military prowess. Engaging the World explains the evolution of India’s foreign ... More


Friends from North, Foes from South: India, United Front, and the Hijacking of Flight IC-814

Avinash Paliwal

in My Enemy's Enemy: India in Afghanistan from the Soviet Invasion to the US Withdrawal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190685829
eISBN:
9780190872564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190685829.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

The United Front’s relationship with India was anything but that of ‘dependency’. In limited in capacity and separated by geography, India was arguably the least important cog in the ... More


The Mechanisms of Nuclear Crisis Outcomes

Matthew Kroenig

in The Logic of American Nuclear Strategy: Why Strategic Superiority Matters

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190849184
eISBN:
9780190870591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190849184.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the effect of nuclear superiority on crisis outcomes in a series of short case studies of the most important nuclear crises of the nuclear era: the Cuban Missile Crisis, the ... More


Introduction

Happymon Jacob

in Line on Fire: Ceasefire Violations and India-Pakistan Escalation Dynamics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780199489893
eISBN:
9780199095483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489893.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter explains the rationale of the book and discusses the book’s key puzzles and arguments. The book makes four key arguments. One, ceasefire violations (CFVs) are generally not planned, ... More


Re-Hyphenating India

Andrew Small

in The China-Pakistan Axis: Asia's New Geopolitics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780190210755
eISBN:
9780190235703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190210755.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The evolution of Chinese strategic thinking about the role of Pakistan is mapped in this chapter, which begins with recalling the 1996 Pakistan visit of Chinese president Jiang Zemin and 2008 ... More


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