Amid increasing international pressure to launch a crackdown on militant groups, Pakistan on Monday declared that it will freeze accounts and seize assets linked to organisations banned by the US Security Council (UNSC). The move comes in the wake of the severely strained ties between India and Pakistan, following the Pulwama attack last month that was carried out by Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM).
40 CRPF jawans were killed in the attack in Pulwama after a JeM suicide bomber rammed an explosive-laden vehicle into a bus plying CRPF soldiers in Jammu and Kashmir, on February 14. The deadly terror attack prompted India to launch air strike across Line of Control (LoC) and destroy a JeM camp in Pakistan’s Balakot.
The February 26 Balakot strike was followed by Pakistan’s failed attempt to breach the Indian airspace, during which an IAF
Is Pakistan serious on cracking terror?
- Pakistan has been pursuing a policy of waging covert war, infiltrating of terrorist across india and making it difficult for us to engage in Kashmir.
- Pakistan will try to increase its strategic depth in Kashmir.
- Pakistan considers terrorists fighting for self-determination in Kashmir as good terrorist while others like taliban as bad terrorist.
- It is their policy to use state terrorist to reduce asymmetry with india in military, economic domains.
- Kashmir is not a recent fixation. It echoed stronger after 1971 war defeat.
- There people have been brought up under a belief that Kashmir is an integral part of Pakistan which has to change.
- Terrorism is a low cost option for impacting india.
- If tomorrow Kashmir problem is resolved, the defence budget would decrease bringing down Army’s influence in domestic politics.
- It is less to do with civilian leadership of Pakistan but more to do with generals of Rawalpindi.
- When a organisation gets banned in Pakistan, it changes its nomenclature and gets back to work.
- Isolate Pakistan on each front.
- We must rely on our resources since Pakistan is not expected to give anything beyond lip service.
- To dismantle the terror infrastructure, an immense amount of pressure needs to be put on Pakistan.
- FATF is a powerful body. If Pakistan could be put on black list, it could curtail high handedness of Pakistan.
- India now has the capability of a political leadership to take bold decisions.
- India and Iran can come together to dismantle terror.
- We need more military intervention. Recently, Two myths have been exploded like
- India will not cross the border to dismantle terrorist camps
- India fears nuclear bombs of Pakistan