<p style=”text-align: justify;”>As a consequence of the Mumbai massacre, a ton of attention has sent on the militant Islamic group. Lashkar-e-Taiba that has blamed for the blood bath. Simon Cameron-Moore has written an interesting piece on what could has done by them in the recent years. I too have been curious as to how do they think? what kind of religious views do they house and my Google search has converted into an interesting answer.
There is an article which entitled “The Ideologies of South Asian Jihadi Groups” which gives a very concise and complete summary of Lashkar e Taiba’s reasoning. Not only the article but the author is just as interesting as the content. He had been in College Street at the time he composed the article in 2005, Hussein Haqqani is now Pakistan‘s ambassador in Washington DC. He has been in the media regularly. nd often argues that Islamabad does not support Lashkar e Taiba although it operates in Pakistan. But the Indian media do not believe it.
Is it true or not finding that is not my job. I simply needed to take a note of the list of goals of Lashkar e Taiba which it has set for itself.
There is a publication which enlists the goal as follows:
- to eliminate wickedness and encourage change to and following of Islam.
- to guarantee the authority of Islam.
- compel non-Muslims to pay jizya which is a poll tax for protection from a Muslim ruler.
- help the people and the phrase.
- to retaliate for the blood of Muslims killed by nonbelievers.
- to protect a Muslim state ie IS;
- and to liberate the Muslim domains which are under non-Muslim occupation.
Lashkar became more and more curious about the West. A al-Qaeda figure involved within theSept. 11, 2001, attacks on the world Trade Center was arrested in a Lashkar safe house in 2002.
Investigators razed a Lashkar network because it plotted a bombing in Australia in 2003 whereas recruiting, shopping for equipment and raising funds in North America and Europe. In 2007, a French court condemned in absentia the ringleader, Mr. Mir. He remained at massive in Islamic Republic of Pakistan under international intelligence agency protection, investigators say.
Lashkar-e-Taiba, that interprets as “the Army of the Pure,” grew rapidly within the 1990s due to a strong patron: the international intelligence agency board (ISI), the Pakistani spy agency that the C.I.A. has worked with anxiously for years. Since Lashkar conducted a war for Islamic Republic of Pakistan reciprocally for arms, funds, intelligence, and coaching in combat tactics and engineering. Initially, Lashkar’s focus was India and geographic region, the mountainous region claimed by both India and Islamic Republic of Pakistan.
Would we be able to call these Lashkar e Taiba ’s “religious objectives?” It’s very difficult to draw a separating line yet it covers both religious and political issues. Hence in South Asia, where they have a direct experience of this sort of reasoning, they would portray it as political religious goals. This ungainly term is much more exact, yet would it be able to get will it be able to catch on anywhere else?