Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Pakistan's Neighbours Are Wary Of Islamabad's Support For Sunni Jihadists And Terror Groups

DW: Unhappy neighbors - Afghanistan, India, Iran wary of Pakistan's 'jihadist support'

Iran has warned it would target militant hideouts inside Pakistan if Islamabad doesn't act against Sunni jihadists. Pakistan's other two neighbors - Afghanistan and India - also accuse Islamabad of backing terrorists.

Keeping aside diplomatic niceties, Iran has reacted in the strictest possible manner against Sunni militants' activities along its southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan, bordering Pakistan.

Jaish al Adl (the Army of Justice), a Sunni militant group based in Pakistan, killed at least ten Iranian border guards last month. The guards were shot with long-range guns, fired from inside Pakistan.

Jaish al Adl has previously claimed responsibility for attacks that killed Iranian troops in 2013 and 2015. The anti-Iran and anti-Shiite militant group is fighting against what it says is discrimination against Sunni Muslims in Pakistan's southwestern Baluchistan province. Sunni militant groups consider Shiites as apostates.

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WNU Editor: When one looks at the leadership of the terror groups that are striking eastern Iran, Afghanistan, and India .... all roads lead to their safe havens in Pakistan.

1 comment:

Aizino Smith said...

Maybe we should have let the Russians strike toward the Indian Ocean in 1979.