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Is Taliban most hostile towards Indians than any one else? If so what is the reason?

Asked by Good Citizen, 04 Mar '10 09:24 pm
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The game-changer in Afghanistan was America's decision to win over the "good Taliban." That was Pakistan's favourite line. Pakistan had nurtured the Taliban and protected it even when it pretended, under American pressure, to be fighting it. In Istanbul and then in London international conferences endorsed the Pakistan line, proclaiming that no peace would be possible in Afghanistan without Pakistan's active collaboration. India was relegated to an insignificant position, despite its massive investments in Afghanistan and the rapport it is said to enjoy with important segments of the Afghan population.

The main reason for India's setback is its wrong reading of American intentions. Under Manmohan Singh's initiative, India has followed the single-point diplomacy of courting America. A case in point is the resolution America sponsored against Iran in the IAEA meeting last November. Pakistan voted against the resolution despite its dependence on America. But India stood on the side of ...more
Answered by dharamender nebhnani, 05 Mar '10 01:01 am

 
  
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Taliban has no friends at all except they themselves. They hate everyone other than their own ilk. And in this even the Pakistanis are not spared, atleast the ruling elite inspite of the covert support they have been getting. Taliban today is not the same Taliban of Madrasa students who were trained, equipped and supervised by the Pak army some time around from 1995 and who burst into Afghanistan in 1996 to rule the country.

They just about hate every body, the Indian State, the whole western world, even the Saudis or other royal Arab households, anyone who stands in their way of gaining ascendancy to impose their own brand of fanatic edict of the religion with which in actuality they are so far off. Though they speak of Islam, there is nothing Islamic about their thinking or practice because they violate everything that is there in the Koran.
Answered by Omega, 04 Mar '10 10:17 pm

 
  
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Yes because they are brain child of Pakistan.
Answered by shalini, 04 Mar '10 09:33 pm

 
  
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Yes it is because it is a creation of Pakistan government
Answered by rajnikant raiyarela, 04 Mar '10 09:28 pm

 
  
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There are two Taliban. One is anti American and anti Pakistan which has been fighting in Pakistan now against both Pakistan Army and Western coalition forces near Pak-Afghan border. Like LeT, which has been the creation of ISI of Pak Army, another Taliban also is the creation of Pakistan which has been used by ISI to drive out Indians from Afghanistan. At the recently held London Summit on Afghanistan, where the West & U.S. ignored India, apparently to please Pakistan, there has been an implicit understanding between the West+U.S and Pakistan to allow greater role for Pakistan in Afghanistan in return for Pakistans cooperation to fight Al Qaeda and rabidly anti western Taliban. Now, we are seeing the first installment of proposed attacks on Indian targets in Afghanistan. Surprisingly, this time, GOI seems to have got the message that it has been taken for a ride by the U.S. by its smooth talk. Todays newspaper reports say that India has sent its NSA to Kabul despite U.S. representative ...more
Answered by Tony Fernandez, 04 Mar '10 10:34 pm

 
  
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Talibans are most hostile against Pakistani civilian govt, the Iranian govt and against Russia. India follows a very close second place.

But Taliban's hostility against India stems from the fact we supported the USSR in Afghanistan and after the Soviets, we gave extensive support on Ahamad Shah Massud, who is an anti - Taliban figurehead (and was killed).

The tenacity of Taliban forces attacking Red Army and Pak civilian govt and the Iranian Basij border guards are MUCH more bloody than the tenacity of their attacks against Indian Forces par se. When Talibans fight off Iranian Basij militia's, the combat ALWAYS ends up utilizing cavalry and mechanized infantry. Most engagements experienced by India are strictly light infantry only....so yeah, the Talibans haven't been as tenacious w/ us as they could've been!

The relationship between Taliban : India in terms of degree and tenacity of hostility is sort of like Moro Islamic Liberation Front : Philippines.

If the Taliban's ...more
Answered by A Moin, 05 Mar '10 04:58 pm

 
  
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Did taliban or mullah umar said that , please check yourself and educate us ?
Answered by SHERKHAN, 05 Mar '10 11:26 am

 
  
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Talibanis represent barbarian age.
Their friendship or enmity both has no logical value.
Any one can instigate them against any one.
They are no better than sitting duck. Shoot and forget.
Answered by Prakash Chandra, 05 Mar '10 12:17 am

 
  
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