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Kargil Misadventure : Time for Talking

Time for Talking THE undeclared war in Kargil confirms the worst fears of those critics who had earlier expressed their scepticism about the much-hyped announcement of Indo- Pak friendship during the Lahore talks between the two prime ministers. In those days of euphoria, not a long time ago, while many claimed that such friendship was possible and would last, only because both the countries had become nuclear powers, a few dissenting voices had pointed out that the possession of the nuclear bomb by the two countries should not be made the basis of mutual friendship, and that its possession was not necessarily a deterrent against the outbreak of warfare with conventional weaponry.

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