Need comprehensive politico-military strategy for Kashmir, says Lt. Gen. Hooda


“There is anger, alienation and growing radicalisation in the Kashmir valley and we need an empathetic approach towards the population and a clearly defined political objective,” former Northern Army Commander Lt. Gen. Hooda who led the 2016 surgical strikes after the Uri terror attack said on Sunday.

“Very often we had a separate political and military strategy towards Kashmir and that is why very often we hear that military has brought the security situation under control in Kashmir but politics has not followed. We need a combined and comprehensive politico-military strategy based on a political objective…

I think we have not been able to give a well-crafted narrative to the people in the valley that we care,” Lt. Gen. Hooda said. He was speaking at a seminar organised by the Observer Research Foundation on the National Security Strategy document that he made for the Congress party. Read  More

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