S. M. Faizan Ahmed

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  • S. M. Faizan Ahmed is Research Assistant at Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses, New Delhi. <a href="/profile/smfahmed">Click here for detailed profile</a>

    Terrorism, ideology and misconceptions

    Terrorism is at the forefront of international politics and is a major crisis of our age. Not found in pre-modern times, this phenomenon finds its root in ideological movements and not in religion. While referring to different forms of terrorism several scholars have suggested nihilism in modern times as the source of the problem. They view nihilism as a decline in values, or in other words, a tendency of ‘devaluing all values’.

    May 18, 2009

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