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#1 explosion at Malegaon in Maharashtra on September 30,2008, which mainly targeted and killed some local Muslims
India is becoming one of the World's leaders.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2008-11-17 02:56||
#2 Funny how the pattern is so similar to what is experienced in western Europe (and in the USA, too) : don't pay attention to the threat posed by restive, growing minorities in terms of crime, unrest, social pressure, identity crisis and even terror,... but pay undue attention to those denouncing those threats, as they are "racists", "radicals", "xenophobical", "anti-republican",...
I'd say that western gvts are so much more preoccupied by the native population having a backlash than by any troubles from migrants.
Posted by anonymous5089 2008-11-17 07:41||
#3 Of course, note I'm not an apologizer for the hindu terrorism, this is something that should not be condoned, especially more since it targets Christians just as easily in pogroms, but India DO have a serious problem on its hands, regarding its muslim minority, and they way this said problem is NOT handled, or worse, mishandled by demagogists and crooked bossist pols. Terror is definitvely not the answer, as it actually provides ammo for the peopel responsible for this problem, though, and worst of all, it accomplishes nothing.
Posted by anonymous5089 2008-11-17 07:46||
#4 Unlike Western Europe and the US the Hindu don't have a recent history of Nazi atrocities. Instead they have centuries of Mogul occupiers to think about. I imagine the line is a fine one before something really bad happens to the Muslims in India. I also think Al Queda may attempt to push that line because Muslims coexisting is not in their long term interests.
Posted by rjschwarz 2008-11-17 11:16||
#5 Me, I believe that all real ethics derive from reciprocity.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2008-11-17 13:04||
#6 WAR OUTSIDE IRAQ> One reason Radical Islam and aligned are jihadin' all thru Central, East, and South Asia is that the locals are more familiar + geographically closer than lands far away. Similar rationales for many of the anti-Muslim/Islamist Hindu Militants - DESPITE RECOGNIZING THE REAL ISLAMIST OVERT THREAT TO "NORMAL" OR TRADITIONAL ASIAN ORDER, THE HINDUS, ETC. FEAR MORE A POTENT RETURN OF ANGLO-WESTERN INFLUENCE AND DOMINATION IN DOMESTIC AFFAIRS [read, HINDU-specific domin of Indian Governance + National Culture, etc.].
Posted by JosephMendiola 2008-11-17 17:37||
#7 WORLD MIL FORUM > INDIA'S FEAR: CHINA'S ATTEMPT TO DAM THE BRAHMAPUTRA RIVER SYSTEM WILL LEAD TO WAR [Sino-Indian Water War]; + US EVALUATION OF HISTORICAL AND FUTURE SINO-INDIAN CONFLICT [Region-wide Islamist Pressures; Confrontation and War for Resources-Water/National Development].
Posted by JosephMendiola 2008-11-17 22:38||