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A Few Bad Men: How Kargil Was Used to Kill Democracy

3 Feb
The Man Who Sold Pakistan

The Man Who Sold Pakistan

Last week the issue of Kargil was reignited in public debate again after a decade. In a confessional interview of sorts broadcast on national TV, Gen (Retd.) Shahid Aziz admitted that the Kargil operation was a ‘misadventure’ to say the least and that there was no proper planning for the operation. He also said that a lot of people even within the military were kept in the dark about the operation. Most people had long said exactly that but this was the first time one of the people directly involved has spoken up about Kargil and given insider information. Continue reading