Author: Kanti Bajpai
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8124106460
This work is a systematic exploration of the war and the international and domestic challenges that India has had to cope with in the aftermath of the war. With essays by some of India's leading strategic thinkers, Kargil and After is essential reading for all those interested in understanding the causes and consequences for the war as well the future direction of Indian policy.
Few events in recent history have left such a deep impact on the Indian national psyche as did the Kargil War of 1999. The war demonstrated both the strengths and weaknesses of the Indian polity, and its institutions including the armed forces, the bureaucracy and the media. The Kargil War also had a dramatic impact on public perceptions about the possibilities of an entente with Pakistan.
In addition, the war seemed to signal a shift in the policy of the United States towards South Asia.
EDITORS: Kanti Bajpai is Associate Professor in the Center for International Politics, Organization and Disarmament, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
Maj. Gen. Afsir Karim is a specialist on issues related to terrorism and low-intensity conflicts. He has published number of books on the subject: Counter-Terrorism: The Pakistan Factor; Transnational Terrorism: Danger in the South; Kashmir: The Troubled Frontiers. He is presently the member of National Security Advisor Board.
Amitabh Mattoo is Associate Professor in the Center for International Politics, Organization and Disarmament, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.