India-Pakistan: August 30, 2002

Archives

 

:

So far this year, violence in Kashmir has killed over 1900 people (1,052 rebels, 634 civilians and 226 Indian soldiers and police). This is down from 2055 for the same period last year. Civilian and police losses are down, rebel losses are up. Infiltration from Pakistani Kashmir is down, but has not stopped. 

Since the Kashmir unrest began in 1989, 36,500 have died (30,600 of them Kashmir civilians and rebels.)

There has been little progress in negotiating a settlement to the Kashmir dispute, and both nations continue to keep over half a million troops on the border. Pakistan has made some moves to control rebels in Pakistani Kashmir, but is unwilling to take the heat to dismantle the Islamic fundamentalist military organizations (even those these groups oppose a secular government in Pakistan as well.)

 

Article Archive

India-Pakistan: Current 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

 


X

Save StrategyPage

Over the years, we have tried to keep in-your-face ads off our site. If our readers have complained about an ad, we have looked into it and 90% of the time removed the ad. Unfortunately, revenues from standard ads are just not enough to keep us alive.

What can you do to help resuscitate StrategyPage? There are three possibilities:

  1. Make sure you spread the word about us. Two ways to do that are to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
  2. Subscribe to our daily newsletter. We’ll send the news to your email box, and you don’t have to come to the site unless you want to read columns or see photos.
  3. You can contribute to the health of StrategyPage. A contribution is not a donation that you can deduct at tax time, but a form of crowdfunding. We store none of your information when you contribute..

We appreciate any help you can give us.

Subscribe   Contribute   Close