|Center of Gravity||Kashmir|
|Area of Operation||India, Pakistan, Afghanistan|
|Status||Supported by al-Qaeda|
|Status||Designated Terrorist Organization|
|Alias(es)||JEM1, Army of Mohammed1, Jaish-i-Mohammed1, Khudamul Islam1, Khuddam-ul-Islam1, Kuddam e Islami1, Mohammed's Army1, Tehrik ul-Furqaan1|
|Narrative and Notes (Reliable)||Radical Pakistani group that conducts operations against Indian interests in Kashmir as well as against the secular Pakistani government.|
Formed by Masood Azhar upon his release from prison in India in 2000 in exchange for release of 155 hostages on a hijacked Indian Airlines aircraft.
Outlawed in Pakistan in 2002.
Group splintered in 2003, into Khuddam ul-Islam, headed by Azhar, and Jamaat ul-Furqan (JUF).
Had training camps in Afghanistan before the Sept. 11 attacks.
Drew significant following from members of Harakut ul-Mujahedin.
Employs heavy infantry weaponry.1
|Narrative and Notes (Possible)||Possibly conducts operations with Lashkar-e-Tayyiba.|
Suspected of receiving funding from al-Qaeda.1
Sources and Notes
|1U.S. State Department. 'Country Reports on Terrorism.'|
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