For those who still believe that the United Nations has not become the handmaiden of big and influential Western powers, led by the US, would have problem justifying Kashmir’s omission from the report of the Security Council containing the list of long-standing disputes on its agenda.
This grave lapse must be seen in the backdrop of the fact that since Obama opened his eyes in the White House and was taken in by the outward glare of India’s potential, howsoever dicey it might ultimately prove to be, to serve as the US surrogate in the region, he has become blind to the reality of atrocities that the Indian security forces are committing day in and day out in the occupied Valley. In the din of the propaganda of his team of the Indian origin advisors, he no longer hears the cries of agony of the orphaned, the widowed, the raped or the tortured Kashmiri people – the outcome of the brutal and illegal hold of India – that Candidate Obama felt could be
brought to an end through a just solution of the dispute in line with the aspirations of the people of the state. With this policy change, the US President felt quite comfortable with extending his country’s backing to India’s bid for a permanent seat at the UN Security Council whose Charter it
has massively violated.
The UNSC’s was a studied omission; and to call it an inadvertent lapse, as Pakistan’s acting – Nation