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Date Fairness.com Resource Read it at: Dec 31, 2008 Pakistani Militants Admit Role in Siege, Official Says
QUOTE: after weeks of stonewalling, it also seems clear that Pakistan may use its investigation to make the case that the Mumbai attackers were not part of a conspiracy carried out with the spy agency, known as the ISI, but that the militants were operating on their own and outside the control of government agents.
New York Times Dec 09, 2008 Indian Police Disclose More Suicide Attackers
QUOTE: the Pakistani government publicly confirmed for the first time on Tuesday that its forces had seized two militant leaders, including the operational commander of Lashkar-e-Taiba....It was unclear from the defense minister’s remarks whether Mr. Lakhvi was detained in the first raid on Sunday. Lashkar-e-Taiba was founded 20 years ago with the help of Pakistan’s intelligence agencies as a proxy force to challenge Indian control of part of Muslim-dominated Kashmir.
New York Times Nov 24, 2008 In India, Controversy Over Hindus' Arrests: Terrorism Case Sets Off Politicking, Protests
QUOTE: the arrests of Hindus in a terrorism case and the use of the new tag "Hindu terror" have sparked enormous controversy. The acrimonious political debate and the street demonstrations in support of the accused threaten to paralyze India's concerted response to terrorism. The controversy also points to the growing complexities of combating tit-for-tat terrorism in this predominantly Hindu but officially secular nation.
Washington Post Jul 14, 2007 Living a Half-Life While Waiting for Those Lost: Families in Divided Kashmir Left Wondering, Often for Years, About Loved Ones Taken by Indian Army
QUOTE: As many as 10,000 people are missing in the bloody 18-year conflict between Indian army troops and militant separatists .... The problem persists because, under law, the Indian army is given carte blanche to quell any suspected militancy and hunt down possible insurgents...
Washington Post Sep 16, 2002 With much at stake, few Kashmiris head to the polls
QUOTE: Violence and the election's failure to address Kashmir's future are expected to keep many from voting Monday.
Christian Science Monitor May 28, 2002 Musharraf Pledges to Rein in Militants: New Vow On Kashmir Fails to Sway India
QUOTE: ...Pakistan's president, Gen. Pervez Musharraf, tonight tried to stave off the threat of war with India, promising once again to keep Pakistani militants out of Indian-controlled Kashmir. India said he failed to keep a similar pledge four months ago...
Washington Post Jan 07, 2002 Defining Terrorism Tricky for Pakistan
QUOTE: ...repeated warnings from Musharraf that terrorism launched from Afghanistan is one thing, rebellion in Kashmir another. Pakistan's overriding national cause -- self-determination for fellow Muslims in Kashmir -- must not be blurred into the struggle to extinguish terrorism that has become paramount for the United States since Sept. 11, he said.
Washington Post Oct 21, 2001 Can War Bring Peace to Kashmir?
QUOTE: Islamabad must publicly recognize that the greater part of Kashmir will remain under Indian sovereignty...New Delhi must drop its pretense that the Kashmir problem is not central to Indo-Pakistani relations and is a purely internal Indian matter...
New York Times Oct 03, 2001 An Ally's Terrorism
ABSTRACT: Pakistan is a critical ally in the war on terrorism against the Taliban, but the US cannot ignore Pakistan's toleration/support of Islamic terrorism against India arising out of the Kashmir conflict.
Washington Post Jul 08, 2001 Agony Over Kashmir Echoes in An Indian Courtroom
QUOTE: ...fighting in which Indian troops ascended glaciers, snowfields and rocky crags to attack Pakistani bunkers under heavy fire, the Pakistanis were driven out...
New York Times Jul 01, 2001 'Jihadistan'
QUOTE: Religious fanaticism.... when it merges with economic and cultural despair....the world's first "virtual nation," perhaps best called "Jihadistan." They recognize no borders save those of the Umma, the Islamic world...
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