Siachen conflict

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Name: Siachen conflict
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Not the time to dawdle anymore

Status quo is a self-defeating option for Indian forces, especially when a window of at least three to five years is available before stability comes to Afghanistan, after which the snowballing threat to Ladakh would become imminentOne of the important ... [Published New Delhi Pioneer - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

"Pakistanis were not buying snow clothing for picnic"

Nitin Gokhale, NDTV's Security and Strategic Affairs Editor, has written "Beyond NJ 9842: The Siachen Saga", on the standoff between India and Pakistan in the world's highest battleground. Here is an excerpt from the book:Col Kumar's expeditions in 1978 ... [Published NDTV - Mar 20 2014]


He told Army HQ: "Pakistan had inducted a column consisting of one Cdo(Commando) Coy (Company) and one NLI (Northern Light Infantry) Coy supported by a mor pl (Mortar platoon) to Sia La. Pakistan build up of this column was apparently delayed due to the late arrival from abroad of snow clothing and equipment."
Stating that the battle for this remote place "consumes vast resources of both Pakistan and India", the daily noted: "Perhaps the incident may serve as a trigger for both sides to re-examine just why it is that they are fighting and dying on the roof of the world."

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