January 21, 2016 5:01:35 pm
Lashkar-e-Taiba and the Afghan Taliban follow the dictates of Pakistan’s notorious spy agency ISI which exploits the various ‘Islamic’ organisations on the issue of Kashmir for its “despicable personal interests”, a top militant commander has said.
Hafez Saeed Khan, the chief of the ISIS-Khorasan which is the branch of dreaded Middle Eastern group in Afghanistan and Pakistan, said this in an interview to latest issue of Dabiq – the English-language magazine published by the Islamic State.
“In reality, we’ve seen before how the tawaghit (evil powers) of Pakistan, and specifically their army and intelligence, would exploit the various ‘Islamic’ (Pakistani state-backed jihadi) organisations on the issue of Kashmir for their despicable personal interests,” said Khan, who was recently designated as a global terrorist. “They also exploited the zeal of the people of Kashmir for the sake of their own interests, not out of any concern for the affairs of the Muslims, nor for the sake of establishing Allah’s law in the land. And how would they establish Allah’s law over there when they don’t even establish it in their own lands!” the ISIS commander lashed.
Saeed said that the degree of Pakistani ‘interests’ always fluctuates back and forth, doing so especially in the last years, until the people of Kashmir hit a roadblock and there was no one to save them from the quagmire into which they were thrown. “Because of this, many of the people of Kashmir and members of the other terrorist organizations have joined ISIS,” he claimed, adding that there is a “big opportunity” for ISIS to expand in Kashmir.
“There are specific arrangements in those regions and the Muslims will soon hear pleasant news about the Khilafah’s expansion to those lands,” he claimed. “The apostate factions and agents of the tawaghit of ‘Pakistan,’ such as Lashkar-e-Taiba, do not have control over any territory in the regions of Kashmir, because they proceed in accordance with the orders of the Pakistani intelligence, as they are the ones who direct their work, pushing them forward when they wish and pulling them back when they wish,” he said.
“They also conceal their work when they wish, depending on the local and global atmosphere and based on personal material interests, without any consideration for the interests of the Muslims in Kashmir,” Saeed said. Similarly, he also claimed that the Afghan Taliban seeks its guidance and dictates from the ISI.
Saeed, a defected Taliban commander, claimed that Afghan Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansoor and his associates have strong and deep ties with Pakistani intelligence. “They live in the most important cities of Pakistan such as Islamabad, Peshawar, and Quetta,” he said.
“Even Akhtar Mansoor’s advisory council contains members from the Pakistani intelligence! On top of that, Pakistani intelligence aids him in everything he does,” he said. “His ties to the Pakistani intelligence agency ‘ISI’ became clear when its former head, the murtad (apostate) retired general Hamid Gul passed away several months ago – that general who Pakistani intelligence hired to manage the ‘Islamic’ organisations so that they would be submissive to the interests of the local and global tawaghit,” he said.
In October 2014, Saeed abandoned the Taliban, along with five other commanders, and pledged allegiance to ISIS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
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