What has happened in Kashmir of late – the targeted terrorist killings of individuals who are minorities in the Valley and Monday’s terrorist attack on our army personnel in which we sadly lost five soldiers – is a reflection of both a forced change in strategy as well as exploiting an opportunity by Pakistan’s ISI-military complex.
Before we elaborate, we must all recognise that all terrorism in the Valley is planned and backed by Islamabad’s military-intelligence establishment. The nature of terrorism changes as this establishment’s choices and constraints change.
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