Why neither India nor Pakistan won the 1965 war

(This article first appeared in DW.com on 27 August 2015.)

India will celebrate the 50th anniversary of its 1965 war with Pakistan from August 28 to September 22. (Pictured above: Indian soldiers patrol the Line of Control). A lot of nationalism will be on display, including a “carnival.” India and Pakistan both claim to have won that war. for its part, Pakistan celebrates September 6 as Defense of Pakistan Day. Continue reading “Why neither India nor Pakistan won the 1965 war”