Despite repeated assertions of this kind from jihadists all over the world, and the reality of Islamic teachings about jihad, Western analysts will continue to place their faith and hope in negotiated settlements. “Jihad against India will continue, says Pakistani militant chief,” from siliconindia.com, with thanks to the Constantinopolitan Irredentist:
ISLAMABAD: The chief of the largest Muslim separatist group fighting security forces in Kashmir warned that “armed struggle” will continue until the disputed Himalayan territory achieves independence.
India cannot “eliminate the movement of jihad (holy war) in Kashmir,” Syed Salahuddin, leader of the Hezb-ul Mujahedeen organization, said Sunday at a conference on Kashmir held in Pakistan’s capital, Islamabad.
“We will continue our armed struggle until we get our goal of independence,” Salahuddin said.