Was this an attack on Beirut?
Beirut is capital of Lebanon which has total population of around 1.5 million. Lebanon is ruled by an alliance which primarily consist of a political outfit Hezbollah which literally means ‘Party of Allah‘.
Hezbollah is a Shia Islamist political party and militant group based in Lebanon. Hezbollah’s paramilitary wing is the Jihad Council, and its political wing is the Loyalty to the Resistance Bloc party in the Lebanese parliament. Throughout the 1980s Hezbollah engaged in increasingly sophisticated attacks against Israel and fought in Lebanon’s civil war (1975–90). During that time, Hezbollah allegedly engaged in terrorist attacks including kidnappings and car bombings, directed predominantly against Westerners. In 2009, while continuing to call for resistance to Israel as well as support for Iran, its changed the manifesto dropping calls for the establishment of an Islamic republic in Lebanon and joined the political process.
Hizbullah and Israel:
Kashmir is not just Kashmir but it comprise of three regions called Jammu, Kashmir valley and Laddakh. The main Kashmir Valley is 15,520.3 km2 (5,992.4 sq mi) in area. The Himalayas divide the Kashmir valley from Ladakh while the Pir Panjal range, which encloses the valley from the west and the south, separates it from the Great Plains of northern India. It is approximately 135 km long and 32 km wide, and drained by the Jhelum River.
The problem of terrorism is in South Kashmir where their are too many radical elements exist. It is less then a million and just five districts.
Death sentence to a terrorist.
Yakub Memon is a convicted terrorist (for killing 257 people and injuring three times more) and is scheduled to be hanged on 30 July 2015, since his last petition to Supreme Court of India, by way of curative petition has been dismissed. It is not surprising because by very nature remedy of curative petition is to correct or cure a mistake or injustice. However what is appalling is discovery of new facts as revealed by a former intelligence officer. According to these revelations (published in indian express newspaper) Memon is a flipper. He was in conspiracy with Pakistan, for terrorist attack but for the sake of his family’s safety he agreed to flip. Continue reading