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Lashkar-e-Cyber of Hafiz Saeed

March 21, 2016

Terrorist groups like Lashkar-e-Taiba are increasingly taking to social media to further widen their outreach. By integrating social media with self-developed android apps, Lashkar is also turning from mere technology user into a product developer.

Asian Strategic Review 2016 -Terrorism: Emerging Trends

2016
Asian Strategic Review 2016 -Terrorism: Emerging Trends

Publisher: Pentagon Press
Under the US leadership, the international community has been fighting the war on global terrorism for the past decade and a half. Strategies and targets have undergone several changes in this war, but terrorism continues to show no signs of decline. It continues to pose a major security challenge to world order and stability. Concrete and chilling evidence for this was provided by the recent attacks in Paris, Egypt, Indonesia, Nigeria, Kunduz, Kabul, Peshawar and Pathankot. The list is indeed long and extensive to be fully recorded here. During the first 15 days of 2016, one website records 17 terrorist attacks in different parts of the world.
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Indonesia’s Terrorism Challenge

February 03, 2016
Indonesia’s Terrorism Challenge

Notwithstanding the relatively lower death toll, the January 14 attack has caused alarm in the region given that it came as proof of the claim made by the IS in 2014 about intensifying its activities across Southeast Asia.

Lone Wolf Attacks: An Assessment in the Indian Context

December 10, 2015
Lone Wolf Attacks: An Assessment in the Indian Context

If the IS has been able to successfully recruit Indians for the war in Syria and provide technical support for their travel, it is a matter of time before they find recruits willing to employ violence in India itself.

The Need to Support Bangladesh in its Fight against Extremism

November 30, 2015

The international community should strengthen the hands of the Sheikh Hasina government. It has a proven track record of working against extremists and terrorists.

Paris 13/11: What Next?

November 24, 2015
Paris 13/11: What Next?

To argue that the IS carried out the attacks because it has visceral hatred for Western values is to miss the central point. IS has that hatred, but essentially 13/11 was an act of vengeance against France and others who have been bombing the IS.

The Terrorism-Disease Nexus: India's Neighborhood Concerns

January-June 2015

The lawyer1 representing the Pakistani clinician2 involved in a US national security plan to confirm Osama Bin Laden’s identity in

The Islamic State and the United States

June 08, 2015
The Islamic State and the United States

It is difficult to figure out the basic motivation of US policy. It might be sheer inability to decide or it might be the desire to lend support to the progressive realization of the 1982 Yinon plan.

The Centre of Gravity of militancy shifts to Afghanistan

May 27, 2015
The Centre of Gravity of militancy shifts to Afghanistan

Stakeholder regional countries threatened by Islamic militancy need to get together under the umbrella of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation and fight a joint war to end the menace.

Lifeblood of Terrorism: Countering Terrorism Finance

2015
Lifeblood of Terrorism: Countering Terrorism Finance

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing India
ISBN: 978-93-84052-18-8
Price: Rs. 599
Terrorism finance has aptly been termed as the lifeblood of terrorism. Yet, this remains one of the most under researched facets of terrorism. This limitation is even more apparent in the Indian context, despite the fact that the country has faced the scrouge of terrorism and insurgency for over five decades. Lifeblood of Terrorism: Countering Terrorism Finance, is the first book on the subject in an Indian context.
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