Historyguy.com

 
The Kargil War:

India vs. Pakistan

Bookmark and Share

 The Kargil War:

India vs. Pakistan

 In 1999, long-simmering tensions between India and Pakistan erupted in a war over the Line of Control in the disputed region of Jammu and Kashmir. This conflict became known as the Kargil War. Both India and Pakistan possess nuclear weapons, making any such conflict a very dangerous event.

 

War In Kargil by Center for Contemporary Conflict

Limited Conflict Under the Nuclear Umbrella: Indian and Pakistani Lessons from the Kargil Crisis by Ashley J Tellis, C Christine Fair, Jamison Jo Medby. (RAND 2001)

"Preparing for Limited War" by Patron Air Marshal (Ret) Ayaz Ahmed Khan, (Defense Journal, March 2000)

1999 Kargil Conflict--by Global Security.org

Additional Info

Military History

Wars and Conflicts by Nation

Major Wars of the 20th Century

Asian Military History

The Wars of Egypt

The Italo-Turkish War of 1911-1912

Kurdish Wars in Iraq

The Fall of the Ottoman Empire

Persian Revolution and Russian Intervention (1906-1911)

French Military History: Wars from 1919-1939

French Military History: Wars from 1945-Present

German Internal Wars and Conflicts

Wars of the Soviet Union

Wars, Coups, and Conflicts of Haiti

Wars of India

Civil Wars of Chad

Wars of Sudan

Wars and Conflicts of Lebanon

Wars and Conflicts of Tunisia

Wars of Libya

The Egypt-Libya War of 1977

Inter-Palestinian Civil Wars and Conflicts

The Wars of Mexico

Wars of the Papacy

The Crusades

Wars and Campaigns of Charlemagne

Wars and Conflicts of Adolf Hitler

Wars of Vietnam

Cambodia-Vietnam War (1977-1991)

China -Vietnam War (Feb. 17-Mar. 16, 1979)

Wars of the United States--A full list of U.S. wars is available on this page.

Civil Wars and Rebellions of the United States

The American Revolution-

The Battles of Lexington and Concord (April 19, 1775)

Boston Tea Party

Quasi-War With France

The Barbary Wars

Texas War of Independence

Mexican-American War

The Spanish-American War

U.S.-Philippine War

World War I--Under Construction.

World War Two

Five-Star Generals and Admirals of the United States

World War 2: The Invasion of Normandy (1944)

World War 2: The Raid at Dieppe (1942)

World War Two Battles and Campaigns

World War 2 Documents

President Roosevelt's "Day of Infamy" speech

U.S. Declaration of War against Japan

Japanese Surrender Documents

The Cold War--Under Construction.

Korean War-

Korean War Timeline

Korean War Links and Resources

The Second Indochina War "Vietnam War"--Under Construction.

U.S. Invasion of Grenada

Second Persian Gulf War "Operation Desert Storm"

No-Fly Zone War (1991-2003)

Kosovo War

Attack on the USS Cole

War in Afghanistan

Osama bin Laden Biography

War in Afghanistan: Operation Khanajar/Strike of the Sword (July 2009-Present)

War in Afghanistan: Operation Moshtarak/Battle of Marja (Feb. 2010-Present)

Iraq War (Third Persian Gulf War)

Medals of Honor Awarded for the Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan

Naval Incidents Between the United States and China (2009)

The Use of American Military Forces Around the World 1981-1990

The Libyan War of 2011

The War on Terror/Long War/al-Qaida War

al-Qaida Terror Wars and Conflicts

Attempt to Bomb Northwest Airlines Flight 253 on Christmas Day, 2009

Terror Attack: Northwest Airlines Flight 253 Personalities, Dec. 25, 2009

Alhaji Umaru Mutallab

History and Politics Resource Pages

Yemen Links and Resources Page

 War Tracker

Middle Eastern War Tracker
Iran War Tracker

Iraq War Tracker

Kurdish War Tracker

 Roman History

Roman History Biographies
Lucius Cornelius Sulla

Roman History Books and Videos

 

American History

Antiquities Act of 1906

United States Military History

American Revolutionary War

Mexican-American War

Issues Facing Military Veterans and Former POWs

Mesothelioma and Veterans Health

21st Century Americans

Ben Bernanke

Hillary Rodham Clinton

 

American Revolution

The American Revolutionary War--Overview page on the War of American Independence.

The Battles of Lexington and Concord (April 19, 1775) --The first battles of the Revolutionary War.

The Boston Tea Party--Anti-tax protest by the American colonists against British authority

North American Colonial Wars--A listing of the colonial wars in North America between Britain, France, and Spain from 1689 to 1763. These conflicts led up to the American Revolution.

George Washington's General Orders on Profanity (August 3,1776)

Washington's Farewell Address to the Army (November 2, 1783)

Proclamation of 1763 (October 7, 1763)

Declaration Of The Causes And Necessity Of Taking Up Arms (July 6, 1775)

Commission for General Washington (June 17, 1775)

The Articles of Confederation: America's First Constitution

Presidents of Congress Under the Articles of Confederation (1781-1789)--A listing of the Presidents of Congress Under the Articles of Confederation from 1781 to1789.

Treaty of Amity and Commerce Between The United States and France; February 6, 1778

Treaty of Alliance Between The United States and France; February 6, 1778

Dr. Benjamin Rush-- Signer of the Declaration of Independence, member of the Constitutional Convention, noted physician and ardent supporter for the abolition of slavery.

George Washington--Commanding General of the Continental Army in the Revolution and later America's first President.

Slaves as a Percentage of the U.S. Population.

Slave Rebellions in U.S. History

 

American Politics and Government

The U.S. Federal Government

A History of Federal Government Shutdowns

2010 Political and Government News

Political Violence in America

Political And Social Issues

Abortion

Affirmative Action

Animal Rights

Church & State (religion)

Death Penalty

Gun Control/Gun Rights

Health Care Reform and Debate in America

Human Rights

Issues: Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Iraq Crisis

Minimum Wage

Political Violence in America

Welfare Reform

Gay Rights Issues in America

American Political Parties

The History of American Political Parties

House Republican Leadership

House Democratic Leadership

Republican Administrations and Republican Congressional Majorities

Political News

American Historical and Political Documents

World War 2 Documents
President Roosevelt's "Day of Infamy" speech

U.S. Declaration of War against Japan

President Roosevelt's Prayer D-Day Prayer

Japanese Surrender Documents

 

Speaker of the House John Boehner

2012 Presidential Election Candidates

Connecticut Senate Election 2010

Washington State Senate Election 2010

The 2010 Congressional Elections

U.S. Presidential Election 2000

California Governor's Race 2010

Joseph "Joe" Wilson (b. July 31, 1947)-

South Carolina's 2nd Congressional District-

President Obama's Statement on the passing of Eunice Kennedy Shriver

Biography of New Alaska Governor Sean Parnell

President Obama's speech to the Muslim World at Cairo University, Cairo Egypt (June 4, 2009)

Obama Stem Cell Policy

Filling Biden's Senate Seat

President-Elect Barack Obama Bio

Rahm Emanuel Bio-

2008 Presidential Race

Mortgage Crisis and Bailout

Ron Howard's Video Endorsement of Barack Obama-

List of Presidents of the United States

U.S. Presidents Who Died While In Office

Political News Blog

Senator Patty Murray (D-WA)

 

 

War Files

Wars
Algerian Civil War

Greek Civil War

Sino-Indian War

The Soccer War

U.S. Invasion of Panama

Wars by Nation

Algeria

China

El Salvador

Greece

Honduras

India

Wars by Theme or Category:

Communist Wars

 

Historical Lists

The List of Battles of 1939

The List of Libyan Wars

The List of Popes

The List of Presidents

The List of American Presidents Who Won the Nobel Peace Prize

The List of 2012 Republican Presidential Candidates

The List of American States

 

Sports History

Winter Olympics

Baseball

World Series Championship Teams by Year

Major League Baseballs's Number One Draft Picks from 1965 to the Present

Baseball No-Hitters

Chicago White Sox No-Hitters and Perfect Games

Dallas Braden's Perfect Game on May 9, 2010

Hillis Layne: Washington Senators Third Baseman

Football

Green Bay Packers Championship History

Arizona Cardinals Playoff History

New Orleans Saints Playoff History

History of Arizona Cardinals City and Name Changes Over The Years

Pittsburgh Steelers Playoff History

Seattle Seahawks Playoff History

Jim Zorn Bio

Dave Krieg Bio-

NCAA Football

Heisman Trophy 2010

Heisman Trophy Winners of the 21st Century

Texas Tech Bowl Game History--The latest on the Mike Leach/Craig James Drama

Mike Leach: Former Texas Tech Coach

College Football: New Mexico Bowl History

College Football: St. Petersburg Bowl History

College Football: New Orleans Bowl History

College Football: Las Vegas Bowl History

College Football: Rose Bowl History

Golf

Tiger Woods Bio

Poker

Peter Eastgate Bio

Figure Skating

Kimmie Meissner

Sasha Cohen

Nicole Bobek

 

World Biography

Individuals:

Julian Assange--The controversial founder of WikiLeaks

The Beatles--The Fab Four will soon come out with the new Rock Band video game. Beatlemania all over again!

Clara Barton-- The "Angel of the Battlefield" who brought nursing care to wounded soldiers during the Civil War and later founded the American Red Cross.

Jolene Blalock--Star Trek Actress who played the Vulcan T'Pol on Star Trek: Enterprise

William Blum--Political writer critical of American foreign policy and of the Bush Administration. Author of the controversial book "Rogue State."

John Andrew Boehner--Conservative Republican politician elected to represent the 8th Congressional District of Ohio for an 11th term in November 2010, is a national leader Republian Party and is the Speaker of the House-Elect.

Susan Boyle--Scottish media sensation whose singing voice took the world by storm in the Spring of 2009.

Mathew Brady-- The "Father of Photojournalism" whose photos of Civil War battlefields brought the horrors of war home to civilians on the homefront.

L. Paul Bremer--President Bush's Envoy to Iraq as head of the Provisional Coalition Authority in 2003 and 2004.

Congressman Eric Cantor--The new Republican Majority Leader of the House of Representatives beginning in 2011.

Orson Scott Card--Science Fiction writer, political columnist, and self-styled ornery American.

Anna Chapman--Red-headed Russian spy and Maxim model whose capture and career captivated the world. Images and Pictures of Anna Chapman.

Richard "Dick" Cheney--46th Vice-President of the United States.

General Peter Chiarelli --U.S. Army General

Joe Cimperman--Cleveland City Councilman who is running for the Congressional seat for Ohio's 10th District, which is currently held by Dennis Kucinich.

Hillary Rodham Clinton--Currently a Senator representing New York State, Hillary Clinton is a former First Lady and is a candidate for President in the 2008 election.

Johnny Cochran--Legal icon and attorney for such luminaries as O.J. Simpson, Michael Jackson and other controversial figures.

George Armstrong Custer--American Army General, veteran of the Civil War. Best known for his "Last Stand," the Battle of the Little Bighorn.

Tom DeLay--House Majority Leader and conservative Republican. Currently under indictment in Texas and, for now, the former Majority Leader.

Patti Solis Doyle--Former Campaign Manager for Hillary Clinton

Arthur Duncan--American tap dancer who gained fame as a regular performer on the Lawrence Welk Show.

Lorenzo de Zavala--First Vice-President of the Republic of Texas.

Frederick Douglass-- The famous orator, author, and champion against slavery.

Clancy Eccles--Jamaican reggae and ska artist who was politically active in support of socialist Prime Minister Michael Manley.

Elizabeth Edwards--Wife of Presidential and Vice-Presidential candidate John Edwards

William Roscoe Estep --An American Baptist historian and professor known as an expert on the Anabaptist Movement.

John Francis "Honey Fitz" Fitzgerald- Mayor of Boston, and Grandfather of President Kennedy and Senators Robert and Ted Kennedy, Eunice Kennedy Shriver, and Great-Grandfather of California First Lady Maria Shriver, former Maryland Lt. Governor Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, and Congressman Patrick Kennedy.

President Gerald R. Ford--The 38th President of the United States.

Milton Friedman--Nobel Prize winning economist, presidential advisor, and a leader in the monetary school of economics and an advocate for personal freedom and liberty.

David Geffen--Hollywood music and movie producer and well known policial fundraiser for Democratic candidates.

The Reverend Billy Graham--Religious cultural icon and spiritual advisor to every American president since Dwight Eisenhower.

Lisa Guerrero--LA Times sports writer, former NFL Cheerleader, and model.

Rudolph "Rudy" Giuliani--American politician currently for the Republican nomination for the office of President of the United States. He is best known as the Mayor of New York City during the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

Mike Huckabee--Former Governor of Arkansas, and a failed candidate for the 2008 Republican Presidential nomination.

Robert Kardashian--Friend and attorney of O.J. Simpson and the father of celebrity Kim Kardashian

Dennis J. Kucinich--American politician running for the 2008 Democratic presidential nomination. Formerly known as the "Boy Mayor of Cleveland," Kucinich is now the Congressional Representative for Ohio's 10th District.

Jack LaLanne--Fitness guru

General Robert E. Lee-- Army general for the South in the American Civil War.

Timothy McVeigh--Domestic American terrorist responsible for the Oklahoma City Bombing in 1995.

Kate Middleton--The wife of Prince William of Wales.

See also: Images and Pictures of the Wedding of William and Kate and video of the Royal Wedding

Hosni Mubarak--President of Egypt since 1981.

Abdul Farouk Umar Mutallab--alleged Northwest Airlines Flight 253 bomber

Alhaji Umaru Mutallab--Prominent Nigerian Banker and the father of suspected Northwest Airlines Flight 253 bomber, Abdul Farouk Umar Mutallab

Thomas Nast-American political cartoonist.

John Negroponte--American diplomat nominated to serve as the first Director of National Intelligence; a position created to help fight the War on Terror.

Willie Nelson--Country singer and pop culture icon.

Barack Obama--President-Elect of the United States. elected on Nov. 4, 2008--*UPDATED NOV. 5, 2008

Sarah Palin--First female governor of Alaska, and the first woman to run for Vice-President on a Republican ticket.

Sean Parnell--Succeeded Sarah Palin as the Governor of Alaska.

General George Patton--Famed American army general of World War Two.

Henry M. Paulson--U.S. Treasury Secretary during the George W. Bush Adminsitration. Best known for his role in the mortgage bailout crisis of 2008.

Don Pendleton-American author and the creator of the vigilante anti-hero Mack Bolan, featured in the Exectioner paperback novel series.

Billy Preston--Grammy-winning keyboardist known as the "Fifth Beatle," and as an unofficial member of the Rolling Stones.

Prince William-Second in line to the British throne.

See also: Images and Pictures of the Wedding of William and Kate

Dave Reichert--Republican Congressman from Washington State's 8th District.

Majel Barrett Roddenberry--Star Trek actress and wife of Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry.

The Rolling Stones--Famous British rock band known as "The World's Greatest Rock 'n Roll Band."

Dr. Benjamin Rush-- Signer of the Declaration of Independence, member of the Constitutional Convention, noted physician and ardent supporter for the abolition of slavery.

Julius Schwartz--Comic book editor whose career greatly influenced the comics industry.

Arnold Schwarzenegger--Bodybuilder turned Hollywood action figure, turned politician, is an Austrian immigrant to the United States who built a fortune on his celebrity, married into the Kennedy family, and then famously separated from his wife after a well-publicized sex scandal.

Ariel Sharon-Israeli military leader and Prime Minister.

Casey Sheehan--U.S. Army soldier who died in the Iraq War. His death caused his mother, Cindy Sheehan, to launch an anti-war demonstration which gained nation-wide attention.

Cindy Sheehan--The mother of Casey Sheehan. Her son's death led her to begin an anti-war demonstration outside of President Bush's ranch in the summer of 2005.

Maria Schneider-French actress from the Last Tango in Paris.

Charlie Sheen-Actor and star of Major League, Two and a Half Men, Platoon, and Wall Street.

Maria Shriver--Former award-winning television journalist, best-selling author, current First Lady of California, niece to President John F. Kennedy, and daughter of Vice-Presidential candidate Sargent Shriver.

Maria Shriver Images and Pictures

Sargent Shriver--Co-Founder of America First, 1st Director of the Peace Corps, and key figure in the creation and organization of the Special Olympics, Father of Maria Shriver, and Brother-in-Law to President Kennedy and Senators Robert and Ted Kennedy.

Britney Spears- Pop music icon, singer, actress, and star.

Jamie Lynn Spears--Television star and sister to Britney Spears.

Ian "Stu" Stewart--Rolling Stones founding member, pianist and road manager, who is considered "The Sixth Stone."

William Howard Taft-President of the United States and later Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.

Elizabeth Taylor

Elizabeth Taylor Images and Pictures

Tom Taylor (b. October 15, 1987) is an American electronic gaming (video game) professional.

George Tenet --Former Director of the CIA.

Louis "Studs" Terkel (May 16, 1912 – October 31, 2008) -- a well-known progressive American author, historian, actor, and broadcaster.

 Michael Layne Turner (April 21, 1971-June 27, 2008), was an American comic book artist best known for creating the graphically beautiful and alluring female characters, Witchblade and Fathom, which were both published by Top Cow comics.

Lawrence Welk--Famous bandleader

Tiger Woods--Golf champion

 

Categories:

Presidents of the United States--

British Royal Family

Video of the Royal Wedding

Deaths of Celebrities and Notable People in 2009

Deaths of Celbrities and Notable People in 2010

Deaths of Notable People in 2011

Governors of Alaska-- A listing of Alaska State Governors from Walter Egan to Sarah Palin.

American Domestic Terrorists and Assassins--A listing of individuals and groups from the United States, who committed acts of terrorism against the American people.

Lawyers, Attorneys, and Judges --A listing of individuals from the legal profession in the United States.

O.J. Simpson Murder Trial (1995)--Personalities involved in the longest jury trial in California history.

Chief Justices of the United States Supreme Court--From John Jay in 1789 to John Roberts, Jr. in 2005 and beyond.

   

Celebrity History

Peter Falk--Movie and Television actor best known as police detective Columbo

Megan Fox--Actress and Model

Lisa Guerrero--LA Times sports writer, former NFL Cheerleader, and model.

 Crystal Harris--Playboy Model and Fiance to Hugh Hefner

Alexa Ray Joel--Daughter of Billy Joel and Christie Brinkley, and a piano-playing artist in her own right.

Lindsay Lohan

Lindsay Lohan Pictures and Images

Willie Nelson--Country singer and pop culture icon.

Natalie Portman--Actress and star of the Star Wars prequels, Black Swan, and Thor.

 

New and Recent Conflicts of the World

Wars and Conflicts of Burma/Myanmar --The Wars and Conflicts of Burma/Myanmar from the Anglo-Burmese Wars to the pro-democracy Myanmar uprising of 2007.

Wars and Conflicts of Yemen (1914-Present)--NEW

Djibouti-Eritrea Border War (June, 2008)

Wars of Iran and Persia--Lists the wars and conflicts of Persia and Iran from the 18th Century to the present.

The 2007 Pro-Democracy Uprising in Myanmar--The current uprising in Myanmar.

North Lebanon Conflict (2007)--Fighting between the Lebanese government and a Jihadist Palestinian militia calling itself Fatah al-Islam.

bin Laden's Declaration of War Against the United States-- Long before 9/11, Osama bin Laden declared his hatred and his intent to harm America.

Current Wars of the World--A listing of current wars and conflicts around the world.

Military Coups in Turkey-A listing of military coups in modern Turkey (1960-1997).

Comparing America's Wars Duration in Months-A look at America's wars and comparing their length in months.

War in Afghanistan--Details on the origins of this ongoing war; part of the War on Terror

Ethiopia-Somalia War of 2006*New*--A brief description of the Ethiopia-Somalia War which began in 2006, and is a part of the larger Somali Civil War.

Ethiopia-Somali Wars and Conflicts*New*--Listing the wars and conflicts between Ethiopia and Somalia

Wars of Germany--The wars and conflicts of Germany from the Franco-Prussian War of 1870-1871 to the War in Afghanistan.

Iraq War: Links and Resources*New*--Links and resources on the Iraq War.

Iraq War: Prisoner Abuse and Abu Ghraib Links and Resources*New*--Links and resources on the Iraq War's biggest scandal.

Iraq War: Battles and Campaigns*New*--Links and resources on Iraq War battles and military operations.

Israel-Lebanon/Hezbollah War of 2006--*New*--Details and analysis on the warfare along the Lebanese border which began in July, 2006!

Israel-Lebanon Conflict--*New*--Background information on the decades-long warfare and conflict along the Israel/Lebanon border.

Israeli-Palestinian Conflict--*New*--Background information on the long-running warfare between Israel and the Palestinians!

Israeli-Palestinian Battles and Campaigns--*New*--Specific information on the warfare raids, battles, terrorist attacks, and retaliations between Israel and the Palestinians!

Waziristan War----The War on Terror expands to Pakistan's Northwest Frontier!

Hamas----The terrorist/resistance group now ruling the Palestinian Authority!

War in the Western Sahara--

Iraq War

Afghan War

Nepal Civil War

Wars of 2006--*--Wars and conflicts of 2006!

privacy policy