Another victim of strategic depth policy: ANP vice president Sardar Jilani Khan Achakzai died in target killing

Quetta : Another victim of Pakistan’s strategic depth policy: ANP senior leader and Central vice president Sardar Jilani Khan Achakzai died in target killing in Chaman.

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“No rush against anti-India militants: Musharraf”: Statements like these suggest, militants are double edged swords of the establishment. They fight their proxies and can, if needed, be used to terrorize and silence opposition domestically like Benazir Bhutto.

No rush against anti-India militants: Musharraf

WASHINGTON: Former president Pervez Musharraf called for a more gradual approach against Islamic militants such as Lashkar-e-Taiba, saying they enjoyed sympathy for fighting India.

The United States and India have urged Pakistan to rein in movements such as Lashkar-e-Taiba, or “The Army of the Pure,” which is blamed for planning the bloody siege of Mumbai that killed 166 people two years ago.

“You can’t rock the boat so much that the boat capsizes,” Musharraf, who is attempting a political comeback, said at the Atlantic Council think-tank in Washington.

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Voices of Kashmir event

Washington : Over the past decade, Pakistan and India have both proposed measures to help resolve the Kashmir dispute. The bilateral nature of the dispute, however, has at times overshadowed those indigenous voices which continue to demand that the claims and interests of India and Pakistan in the Kashmir dispute must not come at the cost of Kashmir’s history and individual identity that existed even prior to the 1947 partition.

United States Institute of Peace (USIP) invites you to a discussion on the VOICES OF KASHMIR withAmbassador Yusuf Buch on Thursday, November 18, 2010 from 10:00 am to 11:30 a.m. in Academy Plenary B. Mr. Buch will present a Kashmiri perspective on the dispute during his talk, shedding light on the history of the contested territory and reflecting on what a just and sustainable solution to the dispute may entail. Mr. Buch is a former Pakistani Ambassador and Director of a Special Advisory Group at the UN. Given his involvement in the Kashmir issue both as an observer and policy adviser for the past 70 years, Mr. Buch’s presentation will offer a unique perspective on the Kashmiri question.