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Terrorism in Africa's Sahel: The role of France, Russia and the imperatives for India
Apr 04, 2023

Terrorism in Africa's Sahel: The role of France, Russia and the imperatives for India

The African Sahel region demands the attention of the global community on countering terrorism

Terrorism in South Asia: US-India Perspectives
Jul 20, 2010

Terrorism in South Asia: US-India Perspectives

Because of the tacit and overt alliance between the constituents of policymaking institutions and the violent non-state actors in Pakistan, it is imperative to review the current strategies and policies to evolve a more comprehensive set of actions.

Terrorism in South East Asia: An Update
Oct 29, 2005

Terrorism in South East Asia: An Update

October is a month of special concern and tension in both Indonesia and Thailand due to the third anniversary of the Bali explosions of October 12, 2002, and the first anniversary of the terrible tragedy on October 25 last year, in which 78 Muslim youth, taken into custody by the security forces for participating in a big protest demonstration (1,300 protesters) outside the Tak Bai police station in the Narathiwat province of southern Thailand, a

Terrorism in Southern Thailand: An Update
Aug 17, 2005

Terrorism in Southern Thailand: An Update

The Thai authorities continue to face difficulties in their efforts to bring the activities of the jihadi terrorist elements under control in Southern Thailand. The current wave of jihadi terrorist violence in the three Muslim majority southern provinces, which started in January last year, has already cost over 800 lives of Government servants, innocent civilians and suspected Muslim militants.

Terrorism in Thailand: Tech & Tactics Savvy
Apr 05, 2005

Terrorism in Thailand: Tech & Tactics Savvy

The Annexure gives available details of terrorist incidents reported from southern Thailand since October 25, 2004, when 85 Muslim youth arrested by the Thai security forces during a demonstration outside a police station died due to suffocation while they and many others were being transported to their place of intended detention.

Terrorism is an act of war Fight it with multi-dimensional plan
Jul 26, 2006

Terrorism is an act of war Fight it with multi-dimensional plan

In the aftermath of the serial train blasts in Mumbai on July 11, the question uppermost in public mind has been, ''Why has India become the most affected target? Are we in a no-win situation against terrorism?''

Terrorism will remain here if the world does not unite to fight it: Gen. Bipin Rawat
Jan 17, 2018

Terrorism will remain here if the world does not unite to fight it: Gen. Bipin Rawat

To fight terrorism effectively, the world community should identify the nations which sponsor and support terrorism and the sources of funds with which terrorist group buy sophisticated weapons.

Terrorism: Does Palestine hold the key?
Sep 29, 2004

Terrorism: Does Palestine hold the key?

The question of Palestine has been on the global agenda since 1947. It predates the current phenomenon of global terrorism and is not synonymous with it. It is nevertheless the principal cause of instability in West Asia.

Terrorism: India Should Watch Out
Jan 27, 2005

Terrorism: India Should Watch Out

Pakistan's President General Pervez Musharraf is under pressure.For the first time since he seized power on October 12,1999, there are indications that he and some of his Lts.General, who constitute the real source of his power and not the people, are not on the same wavelength.

2003 : Jihadi Terrorism in Central Asia
Jan 27, 2004

2003 : Jihadi Terrorism in Central Asia

While the year 2003 saw many acts of terrorism in South, South-East and West Asia, as well as in Chechnya in Russia, very few major acts of terrorism were reported from Central Asia. In fact, ever since the US-led coalition went into action against Al Qaeda and the Taliban in Afghanistan, the Central Asian Republics (CARs) have remained largely free of major acts of terrorism

2003: Jihadi Terrorism in S. E. Asia
Jan 17, 2004

2003: Jihadi Terrorism in S. E. Asia

Twelve innocent civilians, 11 of them Indonesian nationals, were killed in an explosion on August 5, 2003, in the US-franchised JW Marriott hotel in Jakarta. The Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) was suspected. If the JI is ultimately established to have been responsible, it would be the second major post-9/11 terrorist strike organised by it

2004 : State of Jihadi Terrorism
Jan 02, 2004

2004 : State of Jihadi Terrorism

There has been no credible evidence so far of any mastermind having orchestrated the various serious acts of jihadi terrorism reported during 2003, whether from Indonesia, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Saudi Arabia, Morocco, Iraq or Turkey. The available evidence indicates that all these incidents were planned and executed by local elements, which share the pan-Islamic ideology of Osama bin Laden's Al Qaeda and the International Islamic Front (IIF), b

A Contemporary Analysis of India–EU Cooperation in Counterterrorism
Aug 11, 2023

A Contemporary Analysis of India–EU Cooperation in Counterterrorism

India and the European Union (EU) share a deep political and strategic relationship that pivots around democracy, global rule of law, security, and trade. While the depth is obvious on paper, however, the partnership has delivered short on dividends expected by both sides. Yet diplomatic engagement remains robust, and in recent times is moving towards greater mutual understanding of the challenges of terrorism and the potential counterterrorism s

After Gaza, backsliding of counter-terrorism narrative
Apr 30, 2024

After Gaza, backsliding of counter-terrorism narrative

Counter-terror narratives are backsliding, and this trend needs to be arrested as a compromise with a section of these groups becomes an acceptable way out.

An uphill climb for a potential SCO terrorism list
Sep 19, 2022

An uphill climb for a potential SCO terrorism list

The SCO, to build any probable list against terrorism will have to build a consensus on how to define it.

Ayman al-Zawahiri’s killing and the US’ ‘over-the-horizon’ counterterrorism capability
Aug 30, 2022

Ayman al-Zawahiri’s killing and the US’ ‘over-the-horizon’ counterterrorism capability

The frequent targeting of the terrorist leaders by the US military and the CIA has spawned a fundamental question—whether the OTH CT capability can

Balakot, counter-terrorism and use of air power
Mar 08, 2019

Balakot, counter-terrorism and use of air power

While every counter-terror theatre works on its own specific requirements and variables, Pakistan is a completely different ball game.

Boston bombings: The challenges ahead for the US counter-terrorism policy
Apr 25, 2013

Boston bombings: The challenges ahead for the US counter-terrorism policy

Given the US's counter-terrorism experience and security threat, it is in its interest to come out of its earlier bureaucratic deadlock and view the threat of terrorism more objectively and work to enhance counter-terrorism cooperation with countries such as India.

Building a BIMSTEC agenda for counterterrorism
Nov 28, 2017

Building a BIMSTEC agenda for counterterrorism

Member states of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) continue to grapple with a host of security issues, including the burgeoning ISIS threat and the humanitarian crisis in Myanmar. In the recent months, the region has witnessed the immense social, political, economic and geo-strategic implications of terrorism and displacement. BIMSTEC’s counterterrorism initiatives must therefore be scr

Building a case for stronger counter-terrorism ties between India and Africa
Nov 17, 2020

Building a case for stronger counter-terrorism ties between India and Africa

Both India and Africa strongly acknowledge that peace and security is intrinsically linked to development, and that terrorism poses the biggest threat

Burgeoning Terrorism in Africa: A Critical Overview
Sep 28, 2021

Burgeoning Terrorism in Africa: A Critical Overview

The spillover of terrorist activity from West Asia to Africa has had devastating consequences for the continent

Canada’s endorsement of terrorism will come back to haunt it
Sep 20, 2023

Canada’s endorsement of terrorism will come back to haunt it

Giving support to Khalistani terrorists against India hyphenates Canada with Pakistan. This has security and strategic implications for the world.

Cashless transactions & cyber terrorism
Dec 07, 2016

Cashless transactions & cyber terrorism

Post-demonetisation campaigning for cashless transactions as way to stamp out black money has been stepped up with cybercrime issue needed to be dealt

CBR Threats: New Face of Terrorism
Dec 13, 2011

CBR Threats: New Face of Terrorism

Chemical-Biological and Radiological (CBR) threats are being increasingly perceived as the new face of terrorism. The possibility of non-state actors employing non-conventional weapons using CBR materials.

Changing dynamics of counterterrorism in Kashmir
Oct 17, 2023

Changing dynamics of counterterrorism in Kashmir

To counter Islamabad’s determined push to stir up trouble in the Kashmir Valley, India will have to formulate a new counter-terrorism strategy that

China and Russia Navigate Shared Threat of Terrorism from Afghanistan
Apr 27, 2023

China and Russia Navigate Shared Threat of Terrorism from Afghanistan

China and Russia both seek closer ties with the Taliban in Kabul, even as they have refrained from fully recognising the regime. This brief explores China’s and Russia’s converging interests in Afghanistan, and argues that their primary concern is a shared existential threat of terrorism from Afghanistan. Beijing and Moscow regard Afghanistan as a potential source of trans-regional instability, and they are adopting a pragmatic approa

Chinese cooperation on countering terrorism
Nov 01, 2018

Chinese cooperation on countering terrorism

China’s ambivalence on Pakistan’s sponsorship of terror as state policy stands in the way of any umbrella agreement on cooperation

Clear danger to India from CBR terrorism: ORF-RUSI Study
Jun 14, 2012

Clear danger to India from CBR terrorism: ORF-RUSI Study

A research study by Observer Research Foundation (ORF) and Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) has found that there is a clear danger to India from CBR (Chemical, Biological and Radiological Materials) terrorism due to the known intentions of terrorist groups active within India's borders.

Collective Action to Counter Terrorism' II
Jul 07, 2004

Collective Action to Counter Terrorism' II

Even before 9/11, many commissions had been appointed by different Governments to study the threat posed by terrorism and many seminars, conferences and workshops organised by different think-tanks on the subject. In the US alone, there were three high-powered commissions on the threat posed by terrorism. All this could not prevent 9/11.

Counter-terrorism in South Asia: New Threats Call for Deeper Cooperation
Sep 14, 2023

Counter-terrorism in South Asia: New Threats Call for Deeper Cooperation

With the foreign forces drawing down in Afghanistan, there is an inevitable loss offocus on the threat of terrorism in the highly vulnerable region of South Asia. But almost everycountry in the region, barring Bhutan, continues to confront the challenges of terrorism andinsurgency. Yet there appears little sense of the danger posed by terrorism, and its 'new' formsthat ride the wave of technology and the collapse of traditional state structures.

Counter-terrorism: आतंक-निरोध के क्षेत्र में भारत का अंतरराष्ट्रीय पटल पर बढ़ता रुतबा!
Jul 28, 2023

Counter-terrorism: आतंक-निरोध के क्षेत्र में भारत का अंतरराष्ट्रीय पटल पर बढ़ता रुतबा!

आतंकवाद के उभरते ख़तरों के मद्देनज़र भारत ने आतंक-निरोध �

Counter-terrorism: आतंक-निरोध के क्षेत्र में भारत का अंतरराष्ट्रीय पटल पर बढ़ता रुतबा!
Nov 29, 2022

Counter-terrorism: आतंक-निरोध के क्षेत्र में भारत का अंतरराष्ट्रीय पटल पर बढ़ता रुतबा!

आतंकवाद के उभरते ख़तरों के मद्देनज़र भारत ने आतंक-निरोध �

Countering terrorism in today’s world
Jul 11, 2023

Countering terrorism in today’s world

Global terrorism can only be countered through cooperation, mutual collaboration, and confidence building amongst the international community

Counterterrorism amidst US-China rivalry
Aug 09, 2022

Counterterrorism amidst US-China rivalry

Amidst the US-China power struggle, global counterterrorism cooperation needs to be strengthened.

Decoding India’s Priorities at the SCO: Connectivity, Counterterrorism, and Afghanistan
Aug 09, 2023

Decoding India’s Priorities at the SCO: Connectivity, Counterterrorism, and Afghanistan

As an emerging power in the current multipolar global order, India can use the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) to protect, promote, and project its geostrategic and geoeconomic interests. The SCO is also a platform for India to reaffirm its commitment to revive and deepen its centuries-old civilisational, spiritual, and cultural ties with other member countries. This paper explores India's priorities at the SCO, chiefly connectivity, coun

Deradicalisation as Counterterrorism Strategy: The Experience of Indian States
Aug 04, 2020

Deradicalisation as Counterterrorism Strategy: The Experience of Indian States

Various Indian states have attempted to implement their respective deradicalisation programmes to counter radicalised thought amongst those identified as being at-risk, as well as those contemplating on joining, or are returning after having joined terror groups. Maharashtra and Kerala, for example, claim that their programmes are a success. Yet little is known regarding the structure of these deradicalisation programmes, their implementation, th

Different Trajectories of 'Terror' An assessment of the terrorism matrix in Chechnya
Mar 16, 2004

Different Trajectories of 'Terror' An assessment of the terrorism matrix in Chechnya

Terrorism in Chechnya has three major trajectories ' first, the terrorist campaign of the Chechens and others who are a part of the international terrorist network and who derive legitimacy from Islamic fundamentalism and whose fight is not just against the alleged oppression of the Russian state, but also to establish Islamic rule in Chechnya and to facilitate its integration with the pan-Islamic world.