Comments on: Kissinger, Iraq and India’s Muslims – a new domino theory? Religion, faith and ethics Sat, 23 Apr 2016 23:25:07 +0000 hourly 1 By: Vijay Sat, 18 Oct 2008 08:41:52 +0000 Mehul Khatri and pb were spot on. The recent spate of serial blasts all over India, coordinated and carried out by highly educated and rich Muslims, is something not at all UNexpected. Everyone knew of this possibility.

It is just sad that the US has supported terrorism in all its forms via PAKISTAN that created the Taliban in the first place. India has since time immemorial been frustrated by the US’s stupidity in feeding a doggone country like Pakistan with more and more money to help it carry out all sorts of lousy activities.

The WORST part of it all was that instead of crushing Taliban and Pakistan, the US SHIFTED from Afghanistan, where it should really be, to IRAQ!!!!! Boy of all people in the world, I bet we Indians were the most PERPLEXED lot. Everyone including me felt that the US was beating the leg for having been bitten by the snake!

Stupid stupid stupid.. India doesn’t have ANYTHING AGAINST Pakistan. We were large hearted to give away our most fertile land to the Pakis. We let them send back all Hindus from present day Pakistan to India. We also let all Muslims in India STAY BACK and PROSPER (though they just don’t DO that, they just ghetto-ize themselves flying Pakistani flags in their ghettos, in India!).

Personally all Hindus who have been so kind to so many different religions and races and have made India the melting pot of all civilizations, for all these millennia, are ABSOLUTELY TIRED and FRUSTRATED. When we see an senior software engineer working with Yahoo, earning 2 million rupees per annum (a decently high salary in India), plan and carry out SERIAL BOMB BLASTS, killing innocent people, WE ARE FED UP AND ANGRY AS HELL.

Alas, the Americans will never understand. It unfortunately took Sept 11 to make them feel the pain we Indians have been undergoing thanks to Pakistan, ever since 1947.

Anyway, things are changing now atlast, between the US and India. But I hope it isn’t too late..

Somehow people think low of India, they think it is a poor country with nothing of value. Why do they do that? Because they haven’t read their history.

India, till 2 centuries ago, for the past 5000 years, has been the USA of the world, inspite of repeated Muslim invasions and Mughal anarchy and brutal oppression of Hindus for almost 700 years. 2 centuries of British looting did a lot of damage to us. But, we will be back, and we’re coming back.

We led the whole world for 5K years. People should not forget who they should look up to. Its a fact. We’re proud of our non-violent and spiritual heritage that gives us our innate strength and tolerance and love towards everyone. It looks like weakness to others, but it is very hard to stay good while being attacked so badly.

By: km Thu, 05 Jun 2008 16:48:09 +0000 Is the US short of experts? Why the media gives importance to pathetic and out-dated politicians. I have never seen him say something that proved to be true.

By: Janine Earl Thu, 05 Jun 2008 15:51:37 +0000 One has only to look at the track record of this brutally violent man to understand that whatever he supports is not in humanity’s best interest. September 11th 2001 is a perfect example. The towers came down on a Jewish holiday and that is too rediculous an oversight on the part of the people who are accused of the terrorist attack to be believed. On the eve prior at 10 pm I had a very clear premonition of what was coming and I stated his name outloud as the one responsible for what I anticipated. Given this there is nothing that this man can say or do to convince me that he is not the most dangerous and evil man in the world. The crimes he has committed and continues to commit make Hitler look like an amateur. The only way that people like Kissinger get away with their crimes is by counting on the masses denial of just how far those in power go every day out of pure unadulterated bloody GREED. For the average citizen this is just too troubling to face. It is easier for them to believe lies than the ugly truth. “The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convince us that he does not exist”.

By: An Indian Mon, 02 Jun 2008 06:33:57 +0000 I am very surprised by this stupidest suggestion for multiple reasons – 1. They are not related (history is in every guide to this) 2. Indian democracy and integrity cant be challenged like this.

By: HSA Mon, 02 Jun 2008 06:14:44 +0000 Mr. Kissinger’s innate understanding of international affairs needs to be appreciated. He is very much in the same league as Arthur C. Clarke was for Science Fiction.

His deep wisdom may arise from astute observations of how waves of radicalization in the middle east since the 70s can be correlated to communal violence on the Indian subcontinent during the same period (with a lag of a couple of years). In fact the rise of reactionary hindu nationalist parties towards the late 80s may not be a coincidence at all.

By: saab Mon, 02 Jun 2008 06:12:30 +0000 people in america dont know the real picture, they know only the things told or shown to them by the media and people like him scare them away from muslims around the world, the realty is different than just terrorism, bombs etc. Killing millions in the name of freedom is the last thing any country would do. Can the american gov. leave the oil wells to the people of iraq so they could get a living out of it.

By: Syed Mansoor Sun, 01 Jun 2008 09:21:57 +0000 Dear Mr. Kissinger, you are very much out of touch with India and the thinking of the huge Muslim minority here. The vast majority of Muslims in India are peaceful, and living with Hindus, Christians and Sikhs in harmony and also have good business relations with these communities. In Calcutta, Muslims work for a Jewish bakery owner, without any problems.

Like many other Indians, most Indian Muslims are against the U.S. involvement in Iraq and some in the community may talk big against the U.S. and about a holy Islamic war against the west but it is all rhetoric. It is a matter of pride that out of India’s 140 million Muslims, none have been proven to be a member of al Qaeda. Most Muslims in India are concerned about providing two square meals for their families — like other Indians– and that would not change if the U.S. ends its unhelpful role in Iraq. Such scare-mongering by you seems aimed at creating communal problems in India by creating a scare among non-Muslim communities in India among their Muslim brethren. Your ludicrous theory of the domino effect on Indian Muslims must be condemned. It is an insult to India and India’s basically peaceful Muslim community. Why are you still trying to create trouble in South Asia (like you did in the 1971 India-Pakistan war). Spare us alone from your twisted theories.

By: Rufusd Sat, 31 May 2008 13:53:08 +0000 Indian muslims will be radicalised. But not because of any American withdrawal from Iraq. There is alread a ‘miniscule section exists that has merged its fantasies with the Osama bin Laden phenomenon’ as one Indian muslim writer recently put it.

I am surprised that the number of such Indian muslims is not higher considering the fact that the vast majority of non muslims treat them with so much suspicion, distrust and what have you.

The radicalization will take place due to Hindu Indians like Narendra Modi, Arun Shourie and the Prime Minister in-waiting, L.K.Advani, who believe in ghettoizing the muslims in India through muscle power rather than ‘assimilating them in economic growth and extending them educational opportunity’ as the above mentioned writer puts it.

By their sheer numbers the Indian muslims have the future of the country by the short hairs.

By: kissinger's dad Fri, 30 May 2008 21:13:36 +0000 Hey son, keep your mouth shut. This is your dad speaking! If only I had just slept that day than doing your mom, thousands of people would have been living peacefully around the world… Thousands of american lives would not have been wasted in Nam. Phew, if only I had just slept that day!

By: Johny Fri, 30 May 2008 17:19:58 +0000 I respect Mr. Kissinger, but he must be getting too old. The last place you can expect an all-out Islamic radicalism is in India. Yes, India has a growing problem, but over 90% of Indian Muslims believe in the democratic process and are against readicalism.