Episode 22: The Indo-Pakistani War
David Stone, Timothy Hoyt
In this episode Jon O’Gorman hosts David Stone and Timothy Hoyt as they discuss the conflicts between India and Pakistan from their partition in 1947 to the Kargil conflict in 1999. They talk about the other options that the British had to prevent the bloodletting of 1947 and the six-week partition. Then they talk about the Cold War as the backdrop for the conflicts and how both sides used the great powers and signed pacts with them to gain economic trade and military supplies. Lastly, they talk about how both nuclear weapons and irregular warfare have added new dimensions to the conflict.
India, Pakistan, partition 1947, Kargil conflict, British, 1947, 6-week partition, Non-aligned movement, cold war, nuclear weapons, irregular warfare
O'Gorman, Jon, "Episode 22: The Indo-Pakistani War" (2023). Profiles in Strategy. 22.