Al jazeera's imran khan reports from mumbai where many are suspecting pakistan's involvement as investigators confirm those behind the coordinated attacks at al jazeera english, we focus on. And certainly, with the 10th anniversary of the mumbai attack approaching, we share a concern over the continued ability of terrorists proxies to operate on pakistani soil, ms wells said. Perspectives civil-military relations and the mumbai attack the relationship between pakistan's military and the civilian ruling elite has long been burdened by mistrust.
Asia-watchers fear that recent tentative improvements in relations between india and pakistan could be reversed by the mumbai attacks the two nuclear-armed states have been to war three times. The horrific terrorist attack on mumbai was a watershed in india's encounters against terrorism it brought out with brutal clarity the blase attitude of the police and security forces and the utter helplessness of a people wishing no ill to anyone and going about their daily business. An indian attack on pakistan would have united pakistan behind the pakistan army, which was in increasing domestic disrepute, disagreed on india policy with the civilian elected government under.
It's been a rocky time for india-pakistan relations the past few weeks unfortunately, the mumbai terrorist attacks carried out by lashkar-e-taiba on nov 26, 2008 again derailed the. India on alert against possible lashkar, jaish attacks from sea the indian navy and coast guard have been put on alert against attacks on ports, cargo ships and oil tankers by pakistan-based. Relations between india and pakistan, which appeared to be on course towards normalisation after return of civilian rule in islamabad almost touched a nadir at the year end in the aftermath of. Relations between india and pakistan have since degenerated to new lows since the conclusion of the 1999 kargil war india and pakistan have had tense relations since the violent partition of british india in 1947.
It is the worst attack on india since terrorists' coordinated shooting attacks in mumbai in november 2008 that strike, by the pakistan-based group lashkar-e-taiba (let), killed 164 people. Pakistan and their relations which were on a roller coaster now reached at very low after mumbai attacks and at that time, tensions were to such extent that both countries were at brink of war. Former foreign minister khurshid mahmud kasuri has revealed that india planned to launch air strikes on pakistani soil following the 2008 mumbai attacks in order to target the banned militant. A pair of attacks threatens to damage ties that india and pakistan only recently repaired on jan 2, armed militants donning indian military uniforms stormed an air force base in the indian city of pathankot, near the country's border with pakistan. India and pakistan are important countries in south asia the improvement of relations between the two countries is of paramount importance to regional peace and stability china hopes that india and pakistan can enhance their cooperation and dialogue regardless of these disruptions, the chinese foreign ministry spokesman said.
India and pakistan have fought three wars since independence and went to the brink of a fourth after a december 2001 attack on india's parliament that india also linked to pakistan. After a long series of islamist bombing campaigns in big indian cities in the last two years, including mumbai where 209 people were killed in july 2006, the multiple mumbai terrorist attacks could signify a major escalation in the conflict between india and pakistan. In 2008, india held the pakistan and the isi directly culpable for the mumbai attacks this led to strained relations between the two countries for a period of time an anti-pakistan sentiment also rose in india. The mumbai attacks provided india a further opportunity to not only drive home this point, but also to convince pakistan - which claims that it is also a victim of terrorism - to take action against these groups, not just for the sake of regional peace but also for the very survival of a stable pakistan.
New delhi — two weeks after a triple bombing in mumbai, the indian and pakistani foreign ministers on wednesday heralded a new era of friendlier and more stable relations between the. India has produced evidence of the complicity of jamat-ud-dawah, a front organization of the banned lashkar-e-taiba, in meticulously planning and carrying out the attack with the help of pakistan. The mumbai gunmen were trained in pakistan and, as depicted in the film, carried out their attack with direction via mobile phones from planners in pakistan's metropolis port, karachi the gunmen were found to be members of lashkar-e-taiba (let), a pakistan-based militant group that was also responsible for a 2001 attack on the indian.