India-Pakistan: December 22, 2001

Archives

:

Fighting across the Line of Control in Kashmir has increased, with mortars and machine-guns being used. All these Kashmir problems go back to a now deceased Pakistani president backed armed rebellion in Kashmir in the late 1980s. Pakistan's current government would rather go back to the negotiation approach to the Kashmir dispute. But the Islamic radicals have made the armed struggle in Kashmir a religious issue. So Pakistan has to confront the growing Islamic fundamentalism in order to deal with the Kashmiri rebels and a possible nuclear war with India. The religious radicals are not too worried about the use of nuclear weapons, as they are doing God's will. But everyone else is concerned about the nukes, and the United States is caught in the middle of the Kashmir dispute. America has declared war on terrorism, but needs the help of Pakistan to clear the terrorists out of Pakistan. There is a pro-US government in Pakistan at the moment, but a large Islamic radical movement in Pakistan. America doesn't want to condemn Pakistan along with the terrorists. But this is what India is demanding unless Pakistan does something, fast, about the Kashmiri militants based in Pakistan.

 

Article Archive

India-Pakistan: Current 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 


X

ad Help Keep Us Online!
 

Help Keep Us Afloat! Go to other sites on the World Wide Web and they look like the a mad marketer has gained control of them. Lots of ads and little content! Ad revenues are down for everyone! We don’t want to follow the crowd. But here is the deal we cannot keep our site relative ad free without your support. Each month we need your subscriptions or contributions plus what meager ad revenue we do receive to stay in business. You can support us in the following ways:

  1. Make sure you spread the word about us. Two ways to do that are to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
  2. Subscribe to our daily newsletter. We’ll send the news to your email box, and you don’t have to come to the site unless you want to read columns or see photos.
  3. You can contribute to the health of StrategyPage. A contribution is not a donation that you can deduct at tax time, but a form of crowdfunding. We store none of your information when you contribute..
Subscribe   Contribute   Close