Defence and Security

Valley’s Sufism giving way to violent Islam

Feb 25, 2017
By Maj Gen JS Kataria (retd)
 
The eruption of militancy in the Kashmir valley in 1989 and the subsequent terrorism has been long seen as an internal political issue, exploited by the ISI in cahoots with the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (AHPC) in an attempt to dismember J&K from India. The recent intensification of mob violence, stone pelting episodes and even attempts to interfere in the Army’s operations have thrown open the question whether it continues to remain a purely political problem? There is evidence of ideological changes, which need to be identified, their impact studied and a way ahead found.
 
Read more at: http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/comment/valley-s-sufism-giving-way-to-violent-islam/368577.html
 
The Tribune, February 25, 2017
 

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