CONTENTS:- 1. Why Kargil? Pakistan's Objectives and Motivations / D. Suba Chandran. 2. On the Military Dimensions of Kargil / Maj. Gen. Ashok Krishna. 3. The Kargil War / Maj. Gen. Ashok Krishna. 4. Lessons, Precepts and Perspectives / Maj. Gen. Ashok Krishna. 5. India’s Political and Diplomatic Responses to the Kargil Crisis / Arpit Rajain. 6. Role of the United States : Mediator or Mere Facilitator? / D. Suba Chandran. 7. Contextualizing Kargil within China's Security Paradigm / Bhartendu Kumar Singh and Satyajit Mohanty. 8. The Kargil Crisis and the G-8 / Mallika Joseph A.
Kargil: The Tables Turned provides a comprehensive Review of past motivations and events; it covers the operational aspects of the 1999 War in their entirety and highlights the heroism, and sacrifice of the young officers and Soldiers of the Indian Armed Forces. It brings out useful Military lessons and perspectives. The book analyses India's Political and diplomatic responses, and the role of the USA, China and G-8 countries, during the crisis. The concluding chapter speculates on the future of Indo-Pak Relations and highlights some unique aspects of this South Asian conflict.