Kashmir in the
Gen. Pervez Musharraf, many international observers regarded your January
12th speech as groundbreaking. Numerous analyses of the speech
point to a new beginning for Pakistan and even South Asia after the
speech. However, these analyses have all neglected a crucial phrase
uttered by you during the speech: ‘Kashmir runs in our blood’........
States realize that Musharraf considers US as an Evil?
When given a choice between supporting United States or Taliban,
Musharraf justified his choice by saying:
"It is said that if you are facing two problems and you have to
choose one, then it is better to take the lesser evil."..........
And he thus chose United States.....For Musharraf's complete
speech, please click
Handshake with Vajpayee was tough
Terrorism in Kashmir: The Non-State Actor Bugbear
Sreeram Sundar Chaulia
US President George Bush promulgated a long overdue ban on 22 December,
2001 of two dreaded Pakistani terrorist organizations operating in
Kashmir, Lashkar-e-Tayyaba (LET) and Jaish-e-Muhammad (JEM). In his
speech that day he incredulously labeled them as......
Can the World Afford Another Yasser Arafat?
January 12, 2002 was a historic day for Pakistan and its
Dictator-CEO-General-President Pervez Musharraf. His speech was
path-breaking. Or at least that is what political heavyweights all over
the world declared as soon Musharraf concluded his speech......
By Subodh Atal
Kashmir Herald Staff Writer
The Post-Speech Scenario in Kashmir
After Pakistani dictator Pervez Musharraf’s January 12 speech, most
western officials took his word at face value, and declared an end to
terrorism in Kashmir. At ground zero in Jammu and Kashmir State of
India, the situation was far from calm......
Infiltration Decreases - But Why?
India’s Border Security Force reported that infiltration of terrorists
from Pakistan into Jammu and Kashmir had diminished during January. Does
Musharraf really mean business? US officials think so, and are pressing
India to de-escalate tensions with Pakistan....
Profile of Terrorists and Terrorist Outfits Operating
Though these pages,
Kashmir Herald will present profiles of various terrorist organizations
and terrorists that are based in Pakistan and are creating havoc in
Kashmir. In this edition, we profile three major terrorist
organizations, Hizb-ul-Mujahideen (HuM), United Jehad Council and
Dukhtaraan-e-Millat (DeM) that have been active in Kashmir. We
also present the profile of Syed Sallahuddin, the founder of
Hizb-ul-Mujahideen terrorist outfit.
to view profiles presented in this edition......
Kashmiri Pandits - Victims of Power-Politics
The world’s richest democracy spurns the largest of its kind and sidles
up to a usurper of democracy. The history of US involvement in South
Asia could fill pages of Ripley's "Believe It Or Not"........
The Killing Machines of JeM and LeT: Tools of
Romeet Kaul Watt
The extended arms of the dreaded Al-Qaida in Pakistan are the
Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) and Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM). Both these
ultra-fundamentalist groups have close ties with the former Taliban
regime, and its downfall is a tremendous setback for them............
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