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Kashmir and introspections

Also published on world focus, The Nation, Pakistan


http://nation.com.pk/pakistan-news-newspaper-daily-english-online/International/02-Jun-2011/Held-Kashmir-and-introspections

Also published on Blogs, Kashmir Dispatch
[ http://kashmirdispatch.com/others/26053553-kashmir-and-introspections.htm ]
Also published on Counter Currents [http://www.countercurrents.org/qazi310511.htm]
Also published on Peace & Collaborative Development Network [ http://bit.ly/lUJd5T ]

Kashmir has been transformed from a beautiful vale to a wretched conflict, like a despondent poet, blossoming in pain, reciting ballads of war and violence. It has been torn to pieces by the many ill facets of ghastly wars. Only failures have made a political history here, awakening the memory of death and suffering every hour amidst the countless helpless victims of the conflict.
Kashmir is a land of failed political conjectures, broken dreams, caged liberation and frenzied mistrust. Words like ‘hope’, ‘agreements’, ‘developments’ ha…