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Taliban Beheads Brave Sikhs Heros in Pakistan who Defiantly Refused to Convert to Islam.

I received some news from a friend of mine on this horrible trend.

First the context;

Mahatma Ghandi once he realised that the Moslims needed some land to end the religious war, between Hindus and Muslims, he decided to embrace Partition.

This Partition, the Land for Moslims was taken from the Historic Sikh Land.

Pakistan, (Punjab Province specifically) was given to Moslims by Ghandi and Neru.

Sikhs had Holy Shrines in today Pakistan and Pakistan accepted to let Sikhs pratice their religions in their Temples called Gurdwhara.

Sikkism is a synchretism religion that enshrine; Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism, Islam, Christianity and Judaism.

Their Sacred Boook is called the Guru Granth Sahid (GGS).

These beheading, kidnapping and intimidation trigger a Duty in Sikkism.

Sikhs are very courageus people of Principles and are Martial when needed, and so it now start.

This week the major news comes from Pakistan where three brave Sikhs who were kidnapped over a month back have been beheaded by the Pakistani Taliban in the country's restive tribal belt in a brutal act by the militants.

According to uncofirmed reports, the Taliban had dumped the heads of the two victims at a Gurdwara in Peshawar.

Some more members of the minority community are still in the custody of the rebels. The body of Jaspal Singh was found in the Khyber tribal region, located a short distance from the provincial capital of Peshawar, while the body of Mahal Singh was found in the Aurakzai Agency, sources told PTI on Sunday night.

Peshawar is now in Pakistan but the Sikhs still have Temples (Gurdwaras) and citizens in Pakistan.

Sikh are not Muslims.

Here is the article

Peshawar/Islamabad: Two Sikhs who were kidnapped over a month back have been beheaded by the Pakistani Taliban in the country's restive tribal belt in a brutal act by the militants.
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According to uncofirmed reports, the Taliban had dumped the heads of the two victims at a Gurudwara in Peshawar.

Some more members of the minority community are still in the custody of the rebels. The body of Jaspal Singh was found in the Khyber tribal region, located a short distance from the provincial capital of Peshawar, while the body of Mahal Singh was found in the Aurakzai Agency, sources told PTI on Sunday night.

There was confusion about the total number of Sikhs who were kidnapped for ransom from the Bara area of Khyber Agency by the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan. A source said four Sikhs were abducted while another report said the total number of kidnapped persons was six.

The Sikhs were kidnapped 34 days ago and the Taliban had demanded Rs 30 million as ransom for their release. Two of the kidnapped Sikhs were beheaded after the expiry of the deadline for the payment of the ransom, sources said.

Gurvinder Singh and Gurjit Singh are still in the custody of the militants, sources said. The kidnapping occurred in an area where there the government has virtually no control and the militants are in a dominant position, sources said.

More here

This behavior from the Taliban is of course an attack on Sikhs and on India.

We can expect a harsh response from India towards the fanatic Taliban.

Originally posted to Snowy Owl on Thu Feb 25, 2010 at 07:57 PM PST.

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  •  Tip Jar (15+ / 0-)

    Life improves slowly and goes wrong fast, and only catastrophe is clearly visible. Edward Teller

    by Snowy Owl on Thu Feb 25, 2010 at 07:57:06 PM PST

  •  thanks for this info (2+ / 0-)
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    if it only makes me shriek OMIGOD!!!!

    Not much to report here

    by on the cusp on Thu Feb 25, 2010 at 08:01:41 PM PST

    •  This is the trigger for India against Taliban n/t (0+ / 0-)

      Life improves slowly and goes wrong fast, and only catastrophe is clearly visible. Edward Teller

      by Snowy Owl on Thu Feb 25, 2010 at 08:04:25 PM PST

      [ Parent ]

      •  Why would this be the trigger? (0+ / 0-)

        It's not like India supported the Taliban at all.

        http://en.wikipedia.org/...

        •  No India do not support the Taliban (4+ / 0-)

          SGPC asks Centre to ensure release abducted Sikhs in Taliban

          Thursday, February 25, 2010 20:44 IST

          Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), the supreme body of the Sikhs, today asked the Centre to take up with Pakistan the abduction of two members of the community by the Taliban and ensure their release.

          snip

          The SGPC has also appealed to the Centre to prevail upon that country to provide security to Sikhs there,
          SGPC chief Avtar Singh Makkar and Jathedar Akal Takht, Gurbachan Singh, told reporters here.

          The SGPC made the request during the 'Akhand Paath' (continuous recitation of the Sri Guru Granth Sahib) at Golden Temple in memory of two Pakistani Sikhs killed by the Taliban recently.

          The members of the community were beheaded and their heads sent to a gurudwara in Pakistan.

          Killing Sikhs that refuse to bow to Taliban Moslims is a sacrilege for Sikhs and Hindus.

          The IndianArmy has alot of Brass Officer that are Sikh and the Prime Minister of India is Sikh.

          This is bad and will have bad aftermath.

          Life improves slowly and goes wrong fast, and only catastrophe is clearly visible. Edward Teller

          by Snowy Owl on Thu Feb 25, 2010 at 08:22:01 PM PST

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  •  They do this in the name of terror (5+ / 0-)

    for their own desires to rule the locale - I suspect that they just use extreme warping of Islam to hide their true intentions.

    "So, please stay where you are. Don't move and don't panic. Don't take off your shoes! Jobs is on the way."

    by wader on Thu Feb 25, 2010 at 08:05:24 PM PST

  •  Taliban want to harm India/Pakistan peace talks.. (6+ / 0-)

    When Pakistani Military and ISI are focused on India, the Taliban is left alone and often used as proxy fighters against Indian interests.  

    Politics is like playing Asteroids - You go far enough to the left and you end up on the right. Or vice-versa.

    by Jonze on Thu Feb 25, 2010 at 08:15:16 PM PST

  •  Kidnapped for ransom (0+ / 0-)

    Is this a criminal act?

    Kidnapping seems popular globally these days for money rather than ideology. Peshawar is majority Pashtun, I don't understand the dynamics between the Pashtuns and Sikhs? Do they have a history?

    If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion. Dalai Lama

    by ohcanada on Thu Feb 25, 2010 at 08:23:12 PM PST

    •  They do, first the language Urdu and Punjabi (1+ / 0-)
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      The History between Muslims and India is a story of massacres done by the Muslims, particularly the Emperor Aurangzeb, a terrible butcher who had its HQ in Kaboul and drive down to the northern region of India with mass killings.

      The Sikhs have resist but few of their Guru (The had 10 and the last one is The Scripture Guru Granth Sahib) got burned and tortured alive and so many of them.

      When Auranzeb put Guru Nanak, the Pir of India, in Jail, Guru Nanak (the founder of Sikkism) wrote a note to Aurangzeb, reminding him of what the Prophet wrote in the Koran, then Aurangzeb free him.

      But for almost two centuries, it was the same story, muslims attacked and ask prisonners to bow to the Prophet and so many died because the refuse.

      Life improves slowly and goes wrong fast, and only catastrophe is clearly visible. Edward Teller

      by Snowy Owl on Thu Feb 25, 2010 at 08:31:45 PM PST

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  •  Brave? Heros?!? (1+ / 0-)
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    I'd "convert" in a flash.

    And come back with a lot of my friends for justice.

  •  The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC (0+ / 0-)

    Punjab Newsline Network    
    Thursday, 25 February 2010

    AMRITSAR: The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) Thursday initiated  'Akhand Paath' (continued recitation of Sri Guru Granth Sahib holy scripture of Sikhs)  at Golden Temple in the memory in two Pakistani Sikhs who were brutally beheaded by the Taliban recently.

    The Akhand Paath was started in the morning  and the Bhog of the Paath (conclusion) would be held on Saturday.

    Jathedar Akal Takht ( highest Sikh temporal seat) Gurbachan Singh, and SGPC chief Avtar Singh Makkar told media persons here that the Indian government should take up the matter with Pakistan seriously for the early release of the other Sikhs abducted by the Taliban, besides the adequate  protection of Sikhs living all over the Pakistan.

    Life improves slowly and goes wrong fast, and only catastrophe is clearly visible. Edward Teller

    by Snowy Owl on Thu Feb 25, 2010 at 08:38:34 PM PST

  •  Jammu Sikhs protest beheading of Pakistani Sikhs (0+ / 0-)

    Jammu Sikhs protest beheading of Pakistani Sikhs

    Jammu, Feb 23 (ANI): The Sikh Community in Jammu staged a protest on Tuesday against the beheading of two Sikhs in Peshawar by the Taliban.

    They expressed their anguish over the treatment meted out to minorities in Pakistan.

    They raised slogans against the Pakistan Government and the Taliban. They later burnt tyres to express their anger.

    S Sudershan Singh, a protestor, said, "Taliban, ISI, Pakistan is responsible for beheading of Sikhs. This is their plan to end minorities in Pakistan. We are protesting against this and called for shutdown. We thank Political and other parties for their support. We want Indian Government to open eyes to see the atrocities against minorities in Pakistan."

    "The Indian Government made promises in 1947 to provide safety to minorities in Pakistan. The Pakistan Government and people have violated the same agreement. We appeal to the Indian Government to make arrangements to provide safety to minorities in Pakistan," Singh added.

    Life improves slowly and goes wrong fast, and only catastrophe is clearly visible. Edward Teller

    by Snowy Owl on Thu Feb 25, 2010 at 08:49:33 PM PST

  •  The Taliban knew what this would cause (0+ / 0-)

    It put pressure on India and Sikhs to respond in Pakistan, if Pakistan do not fix this, we are bound for a war.

    Life improves slowly and goes wrong fast, and only catastrophe is clearly visible. Edward Teller

    by Snowy Owl on Thu Feb 25, 2010 at 08:52:29 PM PST

    •  Please tell us your purpose (0+ / 0-)

      is not to try to incite, support, or cheerlead for such an insane war between two nuclear-armed adversaries. I'm not familiar enough with Sikh beliefs to know if Sikhs believe in an apocalypse, but I hope you don't want to bring one about.

      •  Atomic bombs kills innocent it is against (0+ / 0-)

        Sikh principles.  I am sure that the Sikh Prime Minister and Sikh Officers will refuse to use the nukes.

        I am not cheerleading, I am informing all of you the contex, behaviors, and influence of Sikhs.

        This specific actions by the Taliban is a deliberate action to involved the Indian Army towards Pakistan to weaken and reoriented the Pakistani Army thus relieving the stress on the Taliban from the Pakistani Army.

        I certainly expect problems in Kashmir and around.

        Life improves slowly and goes wrong fast, and only catastrophe is clearly visible. Edward Teller

        by Snowy Owl on Fri Feb 26, 2010 at 05:16:19 AM PST

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  •  India condemns beheading of Sikhs, urges strict a (0+ / 0-)

    India condemns beheading of Sikhs, urges strict action

    India on Monday condemned the killing of two Sikhs by Taliban in North-West province of Pakistan and said such "barbaric acts" will take "us back to the medieval times."

    "Government of India condemn this barbaric act," External Affairs Minister S M Krishna told reporters here when asked about the killing of two Sikhs, who were kidnapped a month ago for ransom.

    "We condemn this barbaric act of Taliban who have taken into custody three of the Indian nationals. The message that I have received which needs to be updated is that one has been done away with and other two are kept under captivation," he said.

    Though the minister described these Sikhs as "Indian nationals", the reports from Pakistan have been maintaining that they were locals living in that area.

    An estimated 10,000 Sikhs lived in the NWFP and in the tribal belt, particularly Aurakzai Agency, till the Taliban imposed 'jiziya' or religious tax on them last year. Most members of the community then fled to cities across Pakistan.

    Life improves slowly and goes wrong fast, and only catastrophe is clearly visible. Edward Teller

    by Snowy Owl on Thu Feb 25, 2010 at 08:55:19 PM PST

  •  It's not just the Pakistani Taliban, (2+ / 0-)
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    it's also some of these other militant groups like LeJ and LeI and Fedayeen-i-Islam. So-called "Punjab Taliban".  There's an overlap between these groups along with elements of the Afghan Taliban, the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, and of course al Qaeda.  They don't just go after Sikhs but Shi'ites too.  Some of these assholes, like Qari Mohammad Zafar, have been blown up by drones.  But only some.  It's Pakistan's army that has the real capability to remove these elements, most of which are in North Waziristan and Orakzai agency.

    And that's exactly the kind of animal we had here with Setrak. Some kind of mole - SpringtimeforHitler

    by Setrak on Thu Feb 25, 2010 at 08:58:16 PM PST

  •  I did not know that Sikh was synonymous with (1+ / 0-)
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    Hindu, or for that matter India.

    •  It is not synonimous (0+ / 0-)

      Sikhs never present the other cheek, they have a duty to defend their Life, their Family, their Community and the opressed whatever religion they are and on top of this Sikhs are not allowed to suicided or kill innocents.  They target what they do.

      Life improves slowly and goes wrong fast, and only catastrophe is clearly visible. Edward Teller

      by Snowy Owl on Thu Feb 25, 2010 at 09:04:18 PM PST

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      •  if the crime was committed against Pakistani Sik (2+ / 0-)
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        by Pakistani Taliban's ...why did you allude to India ...doing something about it.

        what does India got to do with crimes being committed in Pakistan?

        •  When the Partition happenned it (0+ / 0-)

          was agree that Sikhs would bealllow to visit their shrinesand reside in Pakistan.

          By targeting the Sikhs in Pakistan, they just woke up 25 millions of sikhsat their border.

          Seems the US and Pakistan understood what was at stake considering the above report on arrest and killing of Taliban Leaders.

          Life improves slowly and goes wrong fast, and only catastrophe is clearly visible. Edward Teller

          by Snowy Owl on Thu Feb 25, 2010 at 09:22:16 PM PST

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        •  Pakistan and India have been quietly at war (1+ / 0-)
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          for many years.  

          The Taliban and the Pakistani government are in a fight for control of the country.  The Taliban are trying to drag India into restarting the war against Pakistan, to take out Pakistan's government for them.  And with a deed like this, they might succeed.

          •  how? I still don't see a War being started becau (2+ / 0-)
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            of these killing.

            •  remember the archiduc in sarayevo in 1914 (1+ / 0-)
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              Some people or community deaths has a domino efect on military and political systems

              Life improves slowly and goes wrong fast, and only catastrophe is clearly visible. Edward Teller

              by Snowy Owl on Thu Feb 25, 2010 at 09:42:22 PM PST

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            •  here's how it would start (1+ / 0-)
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              Increasing numbers of Sikhs are killed by Taliban.  

              India would see an opening to resume hostilities in the 40+ year-long conflict, due to their rather large Sikh population - a population who are most emphatically not pacifist.  

              The excuse for war would be that the Pakistanis can't deal with their own internal security, and that inability to do so is now endangering people who are, for all practical purposes, Indians.

              The realpolitik view is that this view is correct, but there is an additional element; the Pakistani government and military has been weakened because of the constant fighting against the Taliban and internal dissent.

              Frankly, this would be a good time to launch a war against Pakistan if one wanted to; India wants to and has just been handed a convenient excuse.

              The wild card?  The nukes.

    •  The Punjab region (1+ / 0-)
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      (the original home of Sikhs) is partly in India, partly in Pakistan. There were ten or eleven gurus (around 1500-1700 CE). Sikh men don't cut their hair and usually wear a turban. They're supposed to always carry a knife, too. They have the same last name, Singh, to show that everyone is equal -- there are no upper castes or lower castes. The Muslims don't like them because Muhammad was supposed to be the last and final prophet, so Sikhs are considered heretics by Muslims.

      The current Prime Minister of India is a Sikh (I forget his first name, but last name is Singh).

      Listen, strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is no basis for a system of government.

      by Dbug on Thu Feb 25, 2010 at 09:13:14 PM PST

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    •  It isn't..... (1+ / 0-)
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      ...and quite frankly the Hindus and the Sikhs are none too fond of each other, as I recall.  Not openly hostile, mind you... (well, not usually anyway) but.... distant at best.

      India's not going to go to war over this.

  •   Punjabi Taliban leader Qari Zafar killed Friday (1+ / 0-)
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    From Pakistan

    Punjabi Taliban leader Qari Zafar killed

    Friday, 26 Feb, 2010

    MIRAMSHAH: Qari Zafar, an important leader of so-called Punjabi Taliban, was reported to be among the people killed in Wednesday’s drone attack in the Dandi Darpakhel area of North Waziristan.

    Officials said that six militants critically wounded in the missile strike died on Thursday, taking the death toll to 14. He added that all of them were believed to be members of the Punjabi Taliban.

    It is said that Qari Zafar headed the Badar Mansoor organisation whose members are mostly militants from Punjab.

    Life improves slowly and goes wrong fast, and only catastrophe is clearly visible. Edward Teller

    by Snowy Owl on Thu Feb 25, 2010 at 09:07:47 PM PST

  •   Pakistan agrees to hand over Mullah Baradar (0+ / 0-)

    From Pakistan
    Pakistan agrees to hand over Mullah Baradar

    Thursday, 25 Feb, 2010

    KABUL: Pakistan has agreed to hand over to Afghanistan captured Afghan Taliban number two, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, and other militants, the president's office said on Thursday.

    Three senior Taliban officials were captured in Pakistan this month, including Mullah Baradar - the highest profile Taliban leader to be held.

    "The government of Pakistan has accepted Afghanistan's proposal for extraditing Mullah Baradar and other Taliban who are in its custody and showed readiness to hand over those prisoners ... on the basis of an agreement between the two countries," a statement from President Hamid Karzai's office said.

    Baradar, second only to Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar, was captured in Karachi in what US media reports said was a joint raid by US and Pakistani intelligence agents, dealing a major blow to the movement.

    Life improves slowly and goes wrong fast, and only catastrophe is clearly visible. Edward Teller

    by Snowy Owl on Thu Feb 25, 2010 at 09:10:23 PM PST

  •   ‘Taliban leader Kabir in Pakistan’s (0+ / 0-)

    From Pakistan

    ‘Taliban leader Kabir in Pakistan’s custody’

    Thursday, 25 Feb, 2010

    KABUL: Pakistani officials have confirmed that they have arrested top Taliban commander Abdul Kabir, an Afghan official said.

    Siamak Herawi, a spokesman for Afghan President Hamid Karzai, said Thursday that Kabir was detained a week ago in Pakistan.

    The arrest of Kabir, who ran Taliban operations in eastern Afghanistan, is part of a recent crackdown on insurgents in Pakistan.

    Life improves slowly and goes wrong fast, and only catastrophe is clearly visible. Edward Teller

    by Snowy Owl on Thu Feb 25, 2010 at 09:14:52 PM PST

  •  I believe the 9th Guru even offered his life (1+ / 0-)
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    to the Muslim Emperor to protect the Hindu's who asked for his assistance. A leader of one religion in defense of another.

  •  The Taliban continue to dishonor themselves. (2+ / 0-)
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    Be it their despicable behavior toward their women or their militant Islamism that led to the beheading of two Sikhs.

    This type of religious fanaticism catches the civilized world (either East or West) unprepared as we are finding out in Afhganistan. How do you cope with the Taliban?

    The immediate answer is education ouside of the Madrassas and exposure to the outside world. It is no accident that the Taliban are adamant to prevent both. But the outside world will not be kept at bay; it will creep in to some of the younger Taliban generations and change will come, but that doesn't answer how long we will have to suffer from Taliban barbarism.  

  •   Senate okays bill on supervision of N-facilities (0+ / 0-)

    From Pakistan

    Senate okays bill on supervision of N-facilities By Iftikhar A. Khan
    Friday, 26 Feb, 2010

    ISLAMABAD: The Senate approved on Thursday the National Command Authority Bill, 2010, aimed at ensuring proper control, supervision and safety of nuclear facilities, material and systems.

    The bill already approved by the National Assembly will become an act of parliament after president’s assent.

    The Senate rejected through voice vote a number of amendments proposed by the opposition.

    Opposition members said there was need for a broad-based command authority and suggested that the leaders of opposition in the National Assembly and Senate should be included in the committee.

    They suggested that the issues of non-proliferation and terrorism should be excluded from the ambit of the National Command Authority.

    It was also proposed that the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court should not be completely excluded.

    Life improves slowly and goes wrong fast, and only catastrophe is clearly visible. Edward Teller

    by Snowy Owl on Thu Feb 25, 2010 at 09:34:56 PM PST

  •  Skepticism Remains on Pakistani Anti-Taliban Effo (0+ / 0-)

    Skepticism Remains on Pakistani Anti-Taliban Efforts

    Gary Thomas | Washington 25 February 2010

    From Voice of America

    The U.S. offensive in the Afghan town of Marjah coincides with new Pakistani moves against Afghan Taliban figures, which U.S. officials say aids counterinsurgency efforts in Afghanistan.  But there is still skepticism about Islamabad's depth of commitment to rooting out the Afghan Taliban in Pakistan.

    Afghan Taliban leaders have been using Pakistani territory as a sanctuary and staging ground from which to attack NATO forces in Afghanistan.  U.S. officials have long asserted that operations in Kandahar and Helmand Province, where Marjah is located, are directed from the Pakistani city of Quetta.  

    Former CIA officer Bruce Riedel, who chaired the Obama administration's Afghan policy review, said as recently as last year Pakistani officials continued to deny the presence of Afghan Taliban figures on their soil.

    "When I was chairing the strategic review this month a year ago we asked the Pakistanis at the highest levels, 'Are there any Taliban leaders in Pakistan?'  And from the highest levels on down they were adamant, 'There are no Taliban leaders in Pakistan, if you have information give it to us.'  Well, we finally called their bluff," Riedel said.

    Life improves slowly and goes wrong fast, and only catastrophe is clearly visible. Edward Teller

    by Snowy Owl on Thu Feb 25, 2010 at 10:06:21 PM PST

  •  Professor Larry Goodson of the U.S. Army War Coll (1+ / 0-)
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    Professor Larry Goodson of the U.S. Army War College says;

    Professor Larry Goodson of the U.S. Army War College says Pakistan watches arch-rival India's growing influence in Afghanistan and its newfound closer relationship with the United States, as epitomized in the U.S.-India nuclear deal, with alarm.  

    "Now you cannot tell me that the Pakistanis can sit there and watch the first state dinner be with (Indian Prime Minister) Manmohan Singh, and the nuclear agreement with India, and all of what they perceive as happening with India and Afghanistan, and have them say, 'Oh, okay, we will go along with what the United States wants us to do," Goodson said.  

    In such an atmosphere, Goodson says, Islamabad wants to maintain the Afghan Taliban as its strategic hedge against India.

    "They [Pakistanis] cannot use the nuclear weapons, and their conventional force has never been successful against India," Goodson said. "And so they have to maintain these guys [Taliban], and that comes with a certain amount of messiness and cost.  Now they are trying to control them, and we are putting them under a lot of pressure.  But to me, anyway, I would say it is obvious that those folks in Washington who are putting the pressure on, agitating for the pressure and so forth, would like to believe that the pressure is working."

    Life improves slowly and goes wrong fast, and only catastrophe is clearly visible. Edward Teller

    by Snowy Owl on Thu Feb 25, 2010 at 10:11:51 PM PST

  •   ‘Protect minorities’ India on Thur (0+ / 0-)

    ‘Protect minorities’

    India on Thursday conveyed to Pakistan its concern over the beheading of Sikhs in its North West Province and asked Islamabad to protect religious minorities in Pakistan.

    The beheading of two Sikhs by the Taliban was raised by Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao at the talks. "We expressed our grave concern over the beheading of Sikhs and asked for action against those responsible for the crime.

    It is the duty of the Pakistan Government to protect all religious minorities in the country.

    The beheading of Sikhs has outraged the people in India with various Sikh organisations holding protest rallies and asking the government to take up the matter with Pakistan," Nirupama said.

    Life improves slowly and goes wrong fast, and only catastrophe is clearly visible. Edward Teller

    by Snowy Owl on Thu Feb 25, 2010 at 10:22:31 PM PST

  •  Ok the thread is fading away and (0+ / 0-)

    What I have try to convey in this thread is the fact that if these beheading of Sikhsbecomesa Trend, Indiawill lauch a war on Pakistan.  Period

    AsGates told India in 1988 and 1990 to defuse a war between them, he said to India, you will win but you will loose your industrial infrastucture.

    Then he told Pakistan, you will loose and you might not even have a country left.

    So yes this is a serious matter, I have post the swift reaction against the Taliban, it has defuse tensions.

    Lets hope it wont happen again.

    BTW, Taliban has numnbers of time beheaded muslims too.

    «they are not religious, they are barbarians.

    Life improves slowly and goes wrong fast, and only catastrophe is clearly visible. Edward Teller

    by Snowy Owl on Thu Feb 25, 2010 at 10:40:20 PM PST

    •  You've posted a bunch of articles (2+ / 0-)
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      that show that the Pakistani military and ISI are now attacking and arresting Taliban. You are having some kind of weird delusion in thinking that yet another in a string of barbarities by Pakistani Taliban will prompt an attack by the Indian military. You may be unable to think straight while mourning - and my condolences to you - but I assure you, the Indian authorities are not.

      •  Sorry but Indian Authority is on a move (0+ / 0-)

        India is very different from Western countries on their Military moves.

        Khasmir and Jammu is presently in full observations.

        The Taliban expect al-quaida to make some move in the contested provinces.

        One mor barbaric attack will trigger conventional war.

        Life improves slowly and goes wrong fast, and only catastrophe is clearly visible. Edward Teller

        by Snowy Owl on Fri Feb 26, 2010 at 11:18:37 AM PST

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