Dhasmana and Munir were in touch throughout the crisis and the RAW chief made three clear points to his counterpart, the people with direct knowledge of the matter said. First, that JeM chief Masood Azhar was directly responsible for the February 14 Pulwama attack as revenge for the killing of his kin Talha Rasheed. Second, that the Pulwama attack was celebrated at the Bahawalpur headquarters by the Jaish leadership and cadre. Third, that Wing Commander Varthaman was not to be touched. … [Read more...] about India, Pakistan came close to firing missiles at each other on February 27
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From 1947, we have been fighting wars. We had the 1948 War, the 1962 War, the 1965 War, the 1971 War, the Nagaland insurgency, which was the longest insurgency in the world, terrorism in Kashmir, terrorism in Punjab... those who are born here and are going to die here spout anti-India sentiments. … [Read more...] about Why did India give back the Haji Pir Pass to Pakistan?
“It appears, then, that Pakistan wants the Sikhs to be free, but not in Pakistan. The separatists, in turn, clearly know where their patron sets the limits. Even drawing a map which presumes upon Pakistan’s generosity is a step too far – one that could sever the lifeline which has sustained the dream of Khalistan for so long. Judging by the silence, even the fiercest Khalistanis feel they must accept this abbreviated, Pakistani version of their new country without a murmur of dissent.” writes Terry Milewski. … [Read more...] about Khalistan is Pakistan’s project designed to subvert national security of Canada, India
“All existing signs indicate that it is improbable a surface-to-air missile. The wreckage of the MiG-21 fighter jet should be comminuted debris caused by the cellular explosion. However, it is evident that part of the crashed MiG-21 fighter jet was cut by a missile, instead of exploding in the air. It was directly hit by a missile warhead. In this case, it is unlikely to be a surface-to-air missile, but probably an air-to-air missile,” he said. … [Read more...] about F-16 didn’t down India’s MiG-21 Bison, claims top Chinese military expert
One of the key lessons from Kargil is that the Rawalpindi GHQ, working with Pakistan-based terror groups, will stymie all attempts made by the political leaderships of both India and Pakistan to bridge the gap between the two countries. It was General Pervez Musharraf who moved the Northern Light Infantry in the guise of jihadists across the Line of Control (LoC) in the Kargil sector before then prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee hugged his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif at Wagah in February 1999 as they signed the Lahore Declaration. … [Read more...] about The four lessons from the Kargil war for a new India | Analysis