The India-Pakistan Composite Dialogue Process (CDP) has sailed through numerous highs and lows in bilateral relations since 1997. From 2004 to 2008 the Composite Dialogue Process has gained momentum and tried to address all outstanding issues between the two countries. It had completed four rounds and the fifth round was in progress when it was paused in the wake of the Mumbai terrorist attack in November 2008. This book dwells on the history of the peace process since its inception in 1997 and examines the progress made in the eight baskets of issues namely Peace and Security CBMs; Jammu and Kashmir; Siachen; Sir Creek; Tulbul Navigation Project; Terrorism and Drug Trafficking; Economic and Commercial Cooperation; and, Promotion of Friendly Exchanges in Various Fields. Amongst the major achievements of CDP can be cited a number of Confidence Building Measures related to peace and security; enhanced people to people contacts through bus and train services; continuation of ceasefire along the LoC since 2003; setting up of the Judicial Committee to look into the humanitarian issue of civilian prisoners/fishermen held in each other’s jails and substantial growth in bilateral trade.