India organising a summit of national security advisers of the regional countries would prove to be a futile exercise to cover its nefarious use of foreign policy as a state-terrorism tool, experts said on Tuesday.
Last month, India invited Russia, China, Iran, Pakistan and all the central Asian nations to attend the ‘Delhi Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan’, scheduled to be held on November 10.
Analysts say that the summit has turned out to be an ironic joke as the host carries the baggage of manipulating its neighbouring countries by using Afghan soil.
In September, Pakistan presented a dossier on the Indian-backed acts of terrorism from Afghanistan that contained details of contacts between India’s intelligence agencies and the terrorist groups including Jamaat-ul-Ahrar, Baloch Liberation Army and Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan, along with relevant evidence in the shape of bank transactions worth millions of dollars, documents, and audio clips.
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The revelations in the dossier were substantiated by global leaders as well. For instance, a former US Secretary of Defence told the audience at Oklahoma’s Cameron University in 2011 that “India, for some time, has used Afghanistan as a second front, and India has over the years financed problems for Pakistan on that side of the border”.
Also, Indian officials and military personnel acknowledged the country using terrorism as a foreign policy tool against Pakistan. These include late Indian defence minister Manohar Parrikar and Major (retd) Gaurav Arya, who had acknowledged at a television show that he had been involved in fomenting instability in Balochistan.
After the US invasion of Afghanistan, India saw an opportunity to spread anarchy, foment instability, stoke sectarian tensions, and ignite ethnic tensions in Pakistan.
The BuzzFeed News, in the released bulk of secret government documents, showed how some of the world’s largest banks and other financial institutions were moving trillions of dollars as suspicious transactions on behalf of drug cartels, money launderers and terrorist groups.
It revealed that 44 Indian banks and financial institutions were implicated in hundreds of ‘top-secret suspicious-activity-reports (SARs) by the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCen) – an agency within the US Treasury Department – and were charged with combating money laundering, terrorism financing and financial fraud.
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Furthermore, the EU DisinfoLab report showed how India sponsored terrorism in Pakistan and simultaneously launched a global campaign against it, besides running an information war and manipulating global public opinion.
The report noted that India has been running a sinister campaign against Islamabad and Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK) since 2005.
To create legitimacy of its narrative, India registered the domains of over 500 websites. It also set up 750 fake media outlets in 116 countries that peddled its narrative, spewed unrelenting lies against Pakistan, broadcast negative news about the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) with an aim to undermine it, and projected Pakistan as a state sponsoring terrorism.
Experts also highlight that India has lost a safe sanctuary to foment instability in Pakistan after the takeover of the government in Afghanistan. Thus, the holding of NSA meeting is being regarded by them as an unsuccessful act by the country to cover up its wrongdoing of the past.