Pakistan wants to market Jihadi-terrorism to destabilise J&K and make India bleed. The local militants in Kashmir have so far spurned Pakistan's overtures. As a result, militancy has reached the lowest ebb in Kashmir. Pakistani agents are finding it extremely difficult to enlist enough new recruits for subversive activities. It is just the situation India needs to capitalise and build on. It cannot remain a mute spectator.
Maj Gen Afsir Karim
Major General Afsir Karim, AVSM, commanded a Para Battalion during the Indo-Pak War in 1971. An expert on terrorism and internal security, he was a Member, National Security Advisory Board and has authored several books on military studies and strategic affairs. He is a graduate from the Defense Services Staff College DSSC, Wellington and the National Defence College NDC.