Before we as a Muslim community can find solutions, we must first look in the mirror to identify what stands in our way. It is incumbent upon Muslims to form a united stance against the minority of extremists.
With two ongoing wars, potential conflict in Iran, and recalcitrant partners in New Delhi and Islamabad, a resolution in Kashmir seems a sight too far. This is a conflict that India and Pakistan should sort out bilaterally.
The Maoists have flourished in areas where the government of India has virtually abandoned the rural poor. These populations are completely cut off from the economically vibrant, rapidly growing India.
America, you are part of us and we are a part of you. The actions of a violent minority have for too long trumped the selfless and righteous actions of the moderate majority who do good in the name of Islam.
The 60-year dispute over Kashmir is one of the most neglected conflicts in the world, and the perspectives of the very people living there are often marginalized by saber-rattling politics between India and Pakistan,