|Title||The J&K (Jammu & Kashmir) .Peace Process. Chasing the Chimera|
|Description||The intervening months since the first announcement of the (Jammu & Kashmir) 'ceasefire. have seen a great deal of commentary on the content and character of the .peace process.. Not unexpectedly, the "peace process has few opponents, and the occasional voice that is raised against it comes from those who argue from purely tactical perspectives of the perceived .loss of control. on the part of the security forces (SFs), the rising trend in the killing of civilians, the greater audacity of terrorist attacks against SFs and an increasingly adverse ratio of SFs to terrorists killed, the resumption of local recruitment to terrorist ranks, and the re-emergence of mass protests and demonstrations in support of, or coordination with, the terrorist agenda or actions. Others have questioned the specific initiatives that comprise the process, their timing, and the fact that they .fall short of the minimum needed. for effective dialogue. Few analysts, however, have even considered questioning the fundamental wisdom of the efforts to initiate a peace process along present lines in the State.|
|Authors / Editors||Gill, K.P.S.; Sahni, Ajai|
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