Fears of a Militant Resurgence Loom in Kashmir as Territorial Dispute is Revived at UN Forum

The security situation in the Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) state of India has reached a new low in the past few months as militant organizations backed by Islamabad have stepped up a campaign of politically-motivated violence by targeting vital infrastructure in the region and attacking civil society members. The region’s status remains disputed by Pakistan, which refers to J&K as “Indian-occupied Kashmir.” In what seems to be a shift in terrorist tactics, the militants have begun focusing on soft targets such as workers, engineers and village-level political representatives.

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Source
Terrorism Monitor (Jamestown Foundation), Vol. 10 (19), October 18, 2012
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