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Prabha Rao

Prabha Rao is Senior Fellow at the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses, New Delhi.

New Year Attack in Istanbul: Predictable and Preventable!

January 30, 2017

While the New Year attack in Istanbul underscores Turkey’s endemic vulnerabilities, India too needs to be on guard. Messaging by the ISIS is often followed by action.

Deciphering Pakistan’s Kashmir Lexicon

September 08, 2016

India has failed the Valley by not countering the false narratives of Pakistan’s false lexicon on Kashmir.

The race for leadership in supercomputers – does India stand a chance?

September 07, 2016

India must move away from the perspective which it has allowed to dominate, namely, that the application of supercomputers is more important than supercomputer technologies themselves.

Elections in PoK and Protests in Kashmir Valley: The Linkage

July 28, 2016
Elections in PoK and Protests in Kashmir Valley: The Linkage

The political reality in PoK is that ‘azadi’ is a chimera, and substantive control of the area is shared between terrorist organisations such as the LeT and HM and the political elite of Islamabad. However, a narrative has been fed in the Kashmir Valley that Pakistan is a more favourable option than India.

Online Radicalisation: The Example of Burhan Wani

July 16, 2016
Online Radicalisation: The Example of Burhan Wani

Effective use of social media fuelled Wani’s rise to prominence. His skills in this domain radicalised youth in greater numbers than had previously been achieved using more conventional methods.

The Terrorist Attack on Ataturk Airport – Portents and Pointers

July 08, 2016
Terrorist Attack on Ataturk Airport

The June 28 attack on Ataturk airport, as also the Zaventem attack in Brussels, have highlighted the security lacunae in all airports, which do not monitor the arrival terminals.