TERRORISM

Kashmir, India and the World

  0 comments   |     by Saeed Ismat

On the first day of year 2020, India completed 150 days of siege of Kashmir – longest ever in any place with the world’s longest-ever internet blockade.  The military cordon remains entrenched and unwavering to activate with the usual brutality but this time around with a wild vengeance whenever Kashmiris display any potential for resistance. So far, the only reason Kashmi

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Blood and Soil in Narendra Modi’s India

  0 comments   |     by Dexter Filkins

The Prime Minister’s Hindu-nationalist government has cast two hundred million Muslims as internal enemies.   Prime Minister Narendra Modi presents himself as an ascetic economic visionary. He is also a hero of anti-Muslim bigots.

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Separatist Movement Threatening India’s Existence

  0 comments   |     by Dr Bettina Robotka

That India is confronted with a large number of separatist movements is not surprising given its ethnic and religious diversity along with a history of multiple sub-nationalisms. Webpage “Quora” counts 135 different separatist movements in India in 2017. Many of those movements being small or even dormant only proves the multiple tensions that such a lar

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Binding Resolutions

  25 comments   |     by Ahmer Bila Soofi

 Islamabad on the Kashmir dispute, a senior official remarked that the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) resolutions on Kashmir were passed under Chapter VI of the UN Charter and not under Chapter VII, and are therefore not binding but only recommendatory. This view needs to be corrected. The resolutions passed on Kashmir from 1947 to 1957 cannot be termed

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The Timing of Article 370 may be in the Indian Economy

  0 comments   |     by MirMak

Was Imran Khan administration about to attack India to liberate Jammu & Kashmir ? I do not think so. Had The United Nations Security Council awakened from its 50 yearlong slumber to resolve the Kashmir issue ? Was there any new insurgency within the Indian Occupied Kashmir boundaries overnight that was going to destroy Indian dreams of making Kashmir its union terri

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Difference between Terrorist and Freedom Fighter

  0 comments   |     by Trevor Mark

Was Gandhi a Freedom Fighter or a Terrorist? People often engage in bitter struggles and these are motivated by different reasons that are of political socio-economic or religious nature. People who engage in such struggles are referred to in different terms and some have been labelled terrorists while others are labelled freedom fighters.

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The Question That Never Gets Asked About Kashmir

  0 comments   |     by Charles Glass

Contributor Perspectives offer insight, analysis and commentary from Stratfor’s Board of Contributors and guest contributors who are distinguished leaders in their fields of expertise. Highlights The spectre of nuclear war haunts tensions between Indi

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Ayodhya – Babri Masjid- Just A Verdict, Not Justice

  0 comments   |     by Sachin Godambe

COPYRIGHT THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD A photograph of the Babri Masjid from the early 1900s On 09-Nov-19, Hon. Supreme Court of India’s 5 judges Constitution bench comprising CJI Ranjan Gogoi, Dhananjay Chandrachud, Sharad Bobde, Ashok Bhushan & Abdul Nazir given entire 2.77 acre land to Hindus. By seeing the judgment it is not clear whether all 5 judges

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Babri Masjid Verdict: Court Awards The Land To The...

  0 comments   |     by admin

Babri Masjid Verdict: Court Awards The Land To The Demolisher, Is This Justice? Someone demolished my house. I went to court to get justice. The court ordered that the demolisher can build house in the place where my house stood. As a consolation I’ve been allotted some land. Is this justice? This is a fictitious scenario, but

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Afghan rivals to meet in China after US talks stall

  0 comments   |     by Reuters

China is organising talks among Afghanistan's rival factions as part of efforts to end years of war after negotiations between the Taliban and the United States on the withdrawal of US forces broke down. China, which shares a short border with Afghanistan, has been trying to encourage peace efforts and last month a Taliban delegation visited Beijing for talks wi

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