1999 - The Kargil War
1965 War on Kashmir – role of Soviet Union and United States (NATO)
The princely state of Kashmir was offered a choice to amalgamate to the Indian Union or remain independent. The same offer was forwarded to the other 500 plus princely states across the Indian subcontinent.
India and Russia have shared ‘Deep State’ bonds especially in the post détente transition of the first cold war.
Massive damming policies of such Asian giants as China and India testifies to the fact that, sometimes, these individual interests must be sacrificed for the sake of mutual benefit and positive regional development.
The latest reports indicate that the SAARC Summit has been either cancelled or postponed, but the below analysis is still relevant in understanding how and why India brought this about, as well as in getting a clearer picture of the new geopolitical situation in South Asia.
India launched its first-ever information war against Russia last week, signaling that the decades-long friendship between the two Great Powers is quickly becoming a factor of the past as New Delhi swiftly pivots towards Washington.