Show Summary Details

Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD HANDBOOKS ONLINE (www.oxfordhandbooks.com). © Oxford University Press, 2018. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a title in Oxford Handbooks Online for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 29 February 2020

Abstract and Keywords

This article focuses on the United Nations India-Pakistan Observation Mission (UNIPOM), a peacekeeping mission set up by the UN Security Council in September 1965 to oversee the ceasefire and withdrawal of all armed personnel along the India–Pakistan border outside of Jammu and Kashmir. After providing an overview of the India–Pakistan conflict, the article outlines UNIPOM’s mandate and evaluates its operational achievements. In particular, it considers the contributing factors that helped UNIPOM succeed in its mission, including the role played by the Soviet Union with the support of the United States and other major western powers.

Keywords: United Nations India-Pakistan Observation Mission, UNIPOM, peacekeeping mission, UN Security Council, ceasefire, India, Pakistan, Soviet Union, United States, United Nations

Access to the complete content on Oxford Handbooks Online requires a subscription or purchase. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter without a subscription.

Please subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you have purchased a print title that contains an access token, please see the token for information about how to register your code.

For questions on access or troubleshooting, please check our FAQs, and if you can''t find the answer there, please contact us.