Agreement After Kargil War

Read also: How the IAF shot down a Pakistani navy plane and killed 16 a month after Kargil in 1999, guided by the agreement reached between its prime ministers on 23 September 1998 that an environment of peace and security is in the supreme national interest of both sides and that the resolution of all outstanding issues, including Jammu and Kashmir is essential to this purpose; in accordance with the directive adopted by their respective Prime Ministers in Lahore, to take measures to promote a stable environment of peace and security between the two countries; In November, seven Indian soldiers were killed after the rebels, in disguise, stormed a large military base near the border with Pakistan. Clinton`s agenda was clear: to guarantee a ceasefire between Pakistan and India. It had also happened on the condition of Vajpayee that the ceasefire could not take place until after Pakistan`s withdrawal. Shortly after the war, the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government began investigating its causes and analysed the alleged failings of the Indian secret services. The powerful committee was led by the highly respected strategic analyst K. Subrahmanyam and was given the power to interview anyone with current or past links to Indian security, including the former Prime Minister. The commission`s final report (also known as the Subrahmanyam Report) [171] led to a major restructuring of India`s secret services. [172] However, the Indian media strongly criticized it for acknowledging a particular responsibility for negligence in detecting Kargil`s intrusions. [173] The committee was also embroered in the controversy because it had charged Brigadier Surinder Singh of the Indian Army for his inability to report enemy intruders in time, and for his subsequent behavior. Numerous press reports have disputed or contradicted this finding, claiming that Singh had indeed issued early warnings that had been ignored by high-ranking commanders of the Indian army and, ultimately, by senior government officials. [174] [175] [176] 2016 – India was launched in September, less than two weeks after an attack on an Indian military base, 19 soldiers were killed.