- 25 December 2001New Hopes of Peace Between Rivals India, Pakistan Faded By Year's End:
- 13 December 2001: Militants storm Indian Parliament killing 14 people, including the five attackers. India claims that Muslim terrorists are responsible for the attack.
- 31 October 2001: Secretary of State Powell offers U.S. nuclear security assistance to Pakistan - Prompted by the 11 September attacks and the unsuing U.S. military action in Afghanistan the U.S. informed Pakistani President Musharraf that the U.S. would be eager to provide any assistance in improving the security of Pakistani nuclear facilities and weapons. (Arms Control Association)
- 27 October 2001: President Bush signs legistlation that provides him the ability to waive, for two years, a ban on military sales and economic sanctions. This waiver can be made if it is seen as aiding Pakistan in making a transition to a demcocracy and help the U.S. to "respond to, deter, or prevent" acts of international terrorism. This law eliminates virtualy all of the U.S. military and economic sanctions against Pakistan since 1980. Furthermore, this removes the 45-day congressional notification before the president can waive the sanctions. (Arms Control Association)
- U.S. Dept State Fact Sheet: In a Presidential Determination signed on September 22, President George W. Bush waived sanctions on India and Pakistan.
- State Department Noon Briefing, U.S. Department of State, Office of the Spokesman, 19 June 2001 -- And the one thing that did not - was not mentioned at all and that has been mentioned in previous administrations in conversations with the Pakistanis is whether the United States is wanting Pakistan to sign the CTBT. Considering that this administration doesn't think the CTBT is a good idea, is there a position on this now in relation to Pakistan?
- Pakistan-China, Voice of America, 13 May 2001 -- Pakistan's military leader Pervez Musharraf has criticized the United States proposed nuclear defense system during an official visit by Chinese Prime Minister Zhu Rongji.
- In Delhi, Annan stresses importance of India-Pakistan dialogue on Kashmir, UN News, 15 March 2001 -- Arriving in New Delhi today on an official visit, Secretary-General Kofi Annan stressed the importance for Pakistan and India to resume a dialogue on Kashmir, as well as sign the landmark Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT).
- India / Kashmir attack, Voice of America, 02 March 2001 -- An ambush in Indian-administered Kashmir has killed at least 15 Indian policemen and wounded nine others.
- India ceasefire extension, Voice of America, 22 February 2001 -- India has extended a unilateral cease-fire in Indian-administered Kashmir until the end of May.
- India - Kashmir, Voice of America, 23 February 2001 -- Five policemen and one civilian have been killed and two other people seriously injured by suspected Muslim militants in Indian Kashmir.
- India Kashmir Update, Voice of America, 18 February 2001 -- India's government has postponed a decision on whether to extend its nearly three-month unilateral ceasefire in Kashmir.
- India/Kashmir, Voice of America, 10 February 2001 -- In Indian Kashmir's capital city Srinagar, government commandos have regained control of the police headquarters that was stormed by Muslim separatists.
- Pak-India-Kashmir, Voice of America, 04 February 2001 -- Pakistan says tensions with India have eased because of recent confidence building moves by both governments in the disputed Kashmir region.
- State Department Noon Briefing - Kashmir, U.S. Department of State, Office of the Spokesman, 24 January 2001 -- Q: The Indian Government has just extended the cease fire for a second time in Kashmir. What is your assessment? Is the process going forward at all or just stagnating?
- India / Kashmir, Voice of America, 23 January 2001 -- India has extended its unilateral cease-fire in Kashmir by another month.
- India / Kashmir, Voice of America, 22 January 2001 -- Violence has flared in Indian Kashmir, as the deadline for the expiration
of a government-sponsored unilateral ceasefire approaches.
- Pak/India/Kashmir, Voice of America, 20 January 2001 -- Pakistan is accusing India of threatening a new peace process aimed at resolving the Kashmir dispute by refusing to issue travel documents to separatist Kashmiri leaders to visit Pakistan.
- Kashmir Violence, Voice of America, 18 January 2001 -- Five Indian soldiers and one civilian were killed Thursday, in two
separate landmine explosions in Indian-administered Kashmir.
- Kashmir attack, Voice of America, 16 January 2001 -- Separatist militants have attacked the main airport in Srinagar, the summer capital of India's Jammu and Kashmir state.
- Kashmir Elections, Voice of America, 15 January 2001 -- Local elections are being held in Indian Kashmir for the first time
in more than two decades.
- India / Kashmit, Voice of America, 04 January 2001 -- The relative, month-long calm on the Kashmir border has been broken, with clashes erupting between Indian and Pakistani troops.