In the first volume of Current Trends in Islamist Ideology, published by the Hudson Institue, Carnegie Visiting Scholar Husain Haqqani writes about Jihadis groups in South Asia. He covers the anti-Soviet Jihad in Afghanistan and the emergence of jihadi groups in Pakistan and Kashmir used by Pakistan to bolster is national identity against India.
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