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Extremist vows `jihad' for Kashmir

Alighting swiftly from a smoky windowed mini-bus on the edge of a small park in central Islamabad, the man blamed by India for orchestrating the 2001 suicide attack against India’s Parliament seemed anxious to avoid attracting too much attention. Hafiz Saeed, founder of the outlawed Lashkar-e-Taiba organization and a member of Osama bin Laden’s International Islamic Front for Jihad, had come to town to address a gathering to mourn the death of a militant fighter killed in Kashmir. He must have been aware that another, highly significant meeting was taking place in Islamabad that day, one that made his presence in the capital a matter of acute political sensitivity. Full Story

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