Britain and Kashmir, 1948: “The Arena of the UN”

  title={Britain and Kashmir, 1948: “The Arena of the UN”},
  author={R. Ankit},
  journal={Diplomacy \& Statecraft},
  pages={273 - 290}
  • R. Ankit
  • Published 2013
  • Political Science
  • Diplomacy & Statecraft
The Jammu and Kashmir dispute of 1947–1949 between India and Pakistan became the first inter-state conflict to be discussed at the United Nations Security Council. This analysis looks at the views of the government and the delegation of Great Britain, one of the five permanent members of the Security Council, on Kashmir through the year of 1948. It argues that the British attitude was determined more by Imperial and Commonwealth strategic and ideological imperatives in South and Central Asia… Expand
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