India-Pakistan: Removing Islamic Radicals From the Army


September 21, 2005: The Pakistani armed forces are trying to remove officers who back Islamic radicalism. At least three such officers have been jailed for terrorist activities, and dozens more are under investigation, or have been dismissed from service.

September 22, 2005: In southern India, police clashed twice with Maoist rebels, killing four of them. Maoists are trying to terrorize voters to influence tomorrows local elections.

In Lahore, Pakistan, two bombs went off, killing six and wounding thirty. Islamic terrorists were suspected.

September 21, 2005: Two bombs went off in Baluchistan (southwest Pakistan), where hostile tribes are pressuring the government for more autonomy and money. Only a few people were injured by these two bombs.

September 19, 2005: In Kashmir, Indian troops found a large cache of terrorist weapons and bomb making materials, including 14 assault rifles, and enough explosives, detonators and timers for making over a hundred bombs. Combat operations in Kashmir continue to cause about a dozen casualties a week.




Help Keep Us From Drying Up

We need your help! Our subscription base has slowly been dwindling.

Each month we count on your contributions. You can support us in the following ways:

  1. Make sure you spread the word about us. Two ways to do that are to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
  2. Subscribe to our daily newsletter. We’ll send the news to your email box, and you don’t have to come to the site unless you want to read columns or see photos.
  3. You can contribute to the health of StrategyPage.
Subscribe   Contribute   Close