By Dr. K.N. Pandita
Kashmir is again under sharp international focus. Pakistan wants to deflect growing public disenchantment with the namesake democratic regime. American pressure on New Delhi to work out some solution of Kashmir issue has intensified. This is to appease Pakistan for fighting America’s war in Af-Pak region.
This war in part and Islamist surge in full are of Washington’s choosing. US did all it could in early 1980s to boost and strengthen fundamentalist resurgence in the region. The wind it had sown has returned as whirlwind. Islamabad and Washington comradeship is now fighting the Frankenstein they had together created in the past. Continue Reading…