Notwithstanding its jingoism, present BJP led government in Delhi is also as martially deficient as previous GOI led by Congress hence on its own will not do anything to solve Kashmir problem by retrieving POK. But GOI is not understanding that after PDP-BJP government in J&K (especially in view of projected hard instance of PM Modi towards Pakistan), the incidences of Pakistani flags & slogans after every Friday Namaz (including this Friday) in Kashmir and consequently sometimes actions (even excesses in popular perception) against such demonstrators by security forces has developed a situation of growing dissatisfaction among Kashmiris against Indian State.
In such situation the entry of most dreaded & popular global Jihadi group ISIS in Kashmir is only a matter of time, if not handled properly. The waiving of ISIS flags in Kashmir after June, 12 Friday Namaz should be taken in this background.
Idea can be fought only with superior idea. ISIS is not merely a conglomeration of fanatic people/ fighters but an idea of Caliphate. This Caliphate represents military power on a territory in the interest of establishing Islamic rule therefore ISIS is spreading through alliance/ take-over in other countries of name and has huge attraction among Muslims world-over [and it may be so in Kashmir also which has geographical contiguity with Muslim Pakistan (including Muslim POK under Pak possession) and also has history where during last~ 25 years Jihadis from Pakistan, Afghanistan, J&K etc have, as per media reports, laid down the lives of one hundred thousand for Kashmir, hence these Jihadis may again try to finish this agenda under more dreaded & popular group ISIS].
Though ISIS Caliphate represents distorted version of Islam and is attracting misguided Muslim youth from all over the world (which enabled ISIS to perpetrate cruelties and excesses on the gullible and helpless people including women, children, old-people etc) but it can be fought effectively by US led coalition only when a superior idea (about human rights and justice to all) is visibly there to defeat ISIS.
Because naive Government of India wouldn’t understand the problem, therefore not only Obama (instead of first talking to GOI) should talk to Indian military veterans. Indian veterans (their representatives) should also try to open channel of communication with US & Allies in order to tackle the problem of ISIS.
Hem Raj Jain
(Author of ‘Betrayal of Americanism’)
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