20 Years since Kargil

In 1999, India and Pakistan engaged in three slow but intense months of conventional clashes in the Kargil district of Indian-administered Kashmir. One of the first direct engagements between nuclear-armed rivals in world history and the first military confrontation between India and Pakistan after the 1998 nuclear tests, the Kargil conflict continues to weigh on the minds of scholars and analysts 20 years later. In this SAV series, contributors consider the enduring legacies and debates surrounding the Kargil conflict and their implications for India-Pakistan strategic dynamics today.