For the past few weeks,
the international media has seen a number of so-called
experts expound on the
issue. However, their lack of a full grasp on the history of
is particularly shocking, and leaves the audience without sufficient
perspective on the most critical front of the international war against
Living under the shadow of Article 370
Sunil Fotedar, Subodh Atal
and Lalit Koul
There have been
numerous suggestions that the Indian government needs to grant 'special
powers' to the state of Jammu and Kashmir to defuse the ‘nuclear
flashpoint’. What 'special powers' are left to be doled out to the state
So what is this Article
By Subodh Atal
Kashmir Herald Staff Writer
Post-September 11 America: Tilting
Back to a Terrorist Sponsor
September 11 was a landmark, earth-shaking event for America. The
biggest, most murderous attack ever on American soil by foreign forces
shook its self-confidence, sent its economy into a tailspin, and changed
the security environment in the nation permanently. Such is the havoc
that terrorism causes, and it would be but natural to expect that
Americans would understand the evils of global terrorism like never
before. But did it?.........More........
The Year in Numbers
At the end of the year 2001, much has changed in the global terrorism
picture. But in Jammu and Kashmir, the song remains the same. The
ISI-sponsored terrorist violence has claimed over 3,300 lives in the
state (incidentally that approximates the latest estimates of the World
Trade Center toll). Nearly a third of them were civilians, many of them
women and children...........................More.........
of Terrorists and Terrorist Outfits Operating from Pakistan
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 two major terrorist organizations,
Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) and Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT), that have been
involved in recent terrorist attack on Indian Parliament in New Delhi.
We also present the profile of Maulana Masood Azhar, the founder of
Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorist outfit.
to view profiles presented in this edition......
CIA Director George Tenet
and Mullah Omar Conversation
Kashmir News Network Exclusive
Mr. Tenet: Here’s the video
tape of Bin Laden, Al-Zawahiri and Mohammed Atta sitting around a camp
fire outside Jalalabad plotting the September 11 attacks.....
Mullah Omar: I don’t believe
that. How did you get that tape? That used to be a super-secret............More......
Human Rights in Pak-Occupied Kashmir: Screams of the
May 1999, the Supreme Court of Pakistan delivered a stinging broadside
of Islamabad’s oppressive, undemocratic and colonial subjugation of the
Northern Areas of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir, pronouncing “it was not
understandable on what basis the people of Northern Areas can be denied
the fundamental rights.....More.....
The Survival Agenda of General Musharraf
Kargil intruders were freedom fighters
till United States told Nawaz Sharief to rein in the mischief-maker
General Musharraf and forced him to withdraw the Pakistani regular army
from Indian territory...............More.....
Open Letter to Prime Minister of India Sh. Atal
21 years back, I rode my bicycle for 8
miles to attend an election rally in a town in Jammu & Kashmir. And I
rode my bicycle for 8 miles only for one reason. That was to listen to
THE BEST orator living in India at that time. That orator was not only
THE BEST orator but was also one of the highly respected nationalist
leaders in India......More....
Kashmir Herald is
unique in analyzing the news and events in the Indian state of
Jammu and Kashmir, and has gained international recognition
within the eight months of its existence. It deals with
terrorism and ethnic cleansing from a broad international
perspective that has become immensely relevant to policy makers
after September 11. Building upon its successful launch as an
online magazine, a print version is being planned. The print
version will be available in limited numbers sometime in the
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