War can be justified depends on the purpose of the war. If nations declare war to expand their territory or to fulfill their greed, it is unjustifiable. War is an immoral event that ruins humanity and the dignity of people, but, if it is to protect something that they are living for, such as a religion, a war might be justified. Hindus and Muslims are the perfect example. They have fought for a long time because of their different religions. Their goal is to serve their religion and to extend their extreme beliefs. They were aware of countless deaths from the war, but humanity and dignity meat nothing without their religion. Japanese invasion of Korea is another example. Korean civilians denied to let Korean culture modernized under Japanese control, and fought against to protect their tradition.
The followers of Islam and Hinduism were far apart on concerns of belief and custom, and for past centuries, these differences caused to declare ¡ °a justified war. ¡ ± Two different religions, Hinduism and Islam, started to develop in same place, India. Although people were ruled under one nation, India`s great size and diverse landscapes made it hard for these religions to unite or even co-exist in the same location. Realization of impossibility that Hindus and Muslims never can stay as one nation, Muslims isolated as an independent country, and it advanced the tension even further as that it became a national dispute between Pakistan and India. The separation of two countries set up serious tension.
When a nation declare a war to defense their territory, war can be justified. The reason of the conflict between Hindus and Muslims was not only the development with different concepts, but also because Muslims think of India as a sacred Islamic land. The real conflict began in the State of Jammu and Kashmir. There was dominated population of Muslims under Hindu ruler. Since Kashmir had a common front... Continue Reading