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[28 Jul 2009 | No Comment | ]

ISLAMABAD: The PML-N has demanded of President Asif Ali Zardari to constitute a high-level commission, headed by a judge of the Supreme Court, to hold an inquiry into the Kargil issue.
Addressing a press conference here on Monday, PML-N leader Siddiqul Farooq said the inquiry commission should be directed to submit its report, along with its recommendations, within three months. In this connection, he also reminded Zardari of his commitment to hold accountable dictators, whether they were dead or alive.
The PML-N leader accused Pervez Musharraf of being an incompetent Army chief, …

Azad Kashmir, Gilgit -Baltistan, India, Kargil, NOrthern Areas, Pakistan »

[15 Jul 2009 | No Comment | ]

The writer is an ex-commander of Special Service Group(SSG)
A great deal of water has flowed down the bridge since the Kargil Campaign and much to the comfort and relief of Musharraf, the muffled voice of Kargil now seems to be dying out. It is agonising that a debacle of this scale has been allowed to pass through the history without even an internal probe. The Indians despite regaining the heights, held a Kargil Commission to probe the causes of their intelligence failure regarding the alleged undetected occupation of Kargil …

India, Kargil, Pakistan, pakistan- nuclear blackmail »

[5 Jul 2009 | No Comment | ]

Ten years ago, the fierce skirmish over Kargil, the strategically important piece of territory disputed between India and Pakistan came to an end. The war, which started as the Pakistan Army came close to cutting off key routes in Kashmir, quickly turned as India responded with unexpected force. The crisis between the two nuclear-armed nations brought on the spectre of the possible use of such weapons or of still further acceleration in the fighting to open-up an all-out war between the two neighbouring countries. Some say the US played up …