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Terror attacks: A call to look within
Feb 22, 2013

Terror attacks: A call to look within

Despite being a victim of terrorism for decades, India has demonstrated remarkable consistency in the irrational and incoherent response of its policy makers, people and sections of its mass media to dramatic and outrageous terrorist violence.

Terror attacks: Repeated wake-up calls for the Army
Dec 06, 2016

Terror attacks: Repeated wake-up calls for the Army

The attack that killed seven military personnel in Nagrota is a loud wake up call for the Indian Army

China must act against Jaish-e-Mohammad in the wake of Pulwama terror attack
Feb 21, 2019

China must act against Jaish-e-Mohammad in the wake of Pulwama terror attack

China will continue to shield Pakistan. The Wuhan spirit, if it ever existed, is gasping for breath — and New Delhi will have to firm up its response to China.

Drone Terror Attack on Jammu Airport: A Deadly and Dangerous Dare
Jun 30, 2021

Drone Terror Attack on Jammu Airport: A Deadly and Dangerous Dare

There is a sort of consensus among the security agencies that this attack couldn’t have happened without the Pakistani army’s involvement.

GIS application in emergency response and preventing terror attacks
Apr 06, 2017

GIS application in emergency response and preventing terror attacks

GIS systems allow predictions based on mobility information relating to speed and distance travelled.

Mumbai terror attack: Six years later, are we ready?
Nov 27, 2014

Mumbai terror attack: Six years later, are we ready?

Terrorism follows no rules and is not likely to disappear suddenly. Counter-terrorism can be harsh but is required to follow some rules. We need state-of-the-art intelligence but we need the freedoms. It is always going to be a difficult choice.

Need to introspect major terror attacks
Dec 08, 2014

Need to introspect major terror attacks

Terror attacks cannot be avoided, whatever be the security grid. But repeated major attacks send a signal about our preparedness and abilities. Capabilities must be enhanced and sharpened to make the adversary pay a price. The army and security forces must introspect how such attacks take place.

New terror attack exposes India’s limited options
Feb 16, 2019

New terror attack exposes India’s limited options

Despite the severity of the attack and the pressure for action, New Delhi’s choices are much more limited than they may initially appear.

Pulwama terror attack, nuclear weapons and the India-Pakistan conflict dyad
Feb 18, 2019

Pulwama terror attack, nuclear weapons and the India-Pakistan conflict dyad

India must consider military retaliation, as further inaction will only go on to reinforce Pakistan’s nuclear deterrence.

Sharp rise in number of terror attacks since 2010
Apr 23, 2015

Sharp rise in number of terror attacks since 2010

Dr. Gary LaFree of the University of Maryland says in his studies of the data gathered by his department, he has noticed that in recent years, terrorist attacks have become deadlier with advances in technological knowhow. However, attacks using high technology, radiological, chemical and biological attacks, made up only a meager percentage of the total number of attacks.

Afghanistan: A strategic and tactical battle between the Taliban and Islamic State Khorasan Province
Aug 31, 2021

Afghanistan: A strategic and tactical battle between the Taliban and Islamic State Khorasan Province

Though small at the moment, the ISKP has the potential to gain momentum from the rebuilding of Afghanistan post US withdrawal

Decoding what lies behind the terrorist attack in Punjab
Jul 28, 2015

Decoding what lies behind the terrorist attack in Punjab

Monday's terrorist attack on Dinanagar police station in Gurdaspur district, the first major terror attack in Punjab since 2002, and that took the lives of 11 persons, is a puzzle. This could be a routine warning from the LeT to both the Indian and Pakistani governments against getting too close to each other.

Democracy vs Politicisation: Questions during crises
Mar 16, 2019

Democracy vs Politicisation: Questions during crises

Questioning the choices made by the government in terms of its response to the Pulwama terror strike is not 'questioning the forces' and thus unpatriotic

Emerging electoral dynamics after Pulwama tragedy
Mar 05, 2019

Emerging electoral dynamics after Pulwama tragedy

The Pulwama tragedy has set in an electoral dynamic that is sure to affect the outcome of the general elections that are due to be held in April-May t

India no safer today than it was five years ago
Nov 26, 2013

India no safer today than it was five years ago

On the anniversary of the Mumbai terror attacks of 2008, it is not surprising that the first thoughts that come to mind relate to the safety and security of the country. The obvious question to be posed here is: Are we safer today than we were five years ago? Sadly, the answer will be no.

India’s Enduring Challenge of Intelligence Reforms
Dec 09, 2020

India’s Enduring Challenge of Intelligence Reforms

India’s attempts at strengthening its intelligence infrastructure and capabilities have historically been reactive and incremental, rather than holistic and sustainable. This was seen, for instance, in the aftermath of the Kargil War, and following the terror attacks on Mumbai in November 2008. India has rarely undertaken proactive reforms and done little to implement corrective measures subsequent to these crises. This brief offers recommendat

Israel-Hamas War: A challenge for the ‘new’ Middle East
Oct 11, 2023

Israel-Hamas War: A challenge for the ‘new’ Middle East

The recent shift by the Middle East prioritising geoeconomics over the Palestinian issue could suffer a setback. The crisis ignited by Hamas highlights that the gap between top-heavy policy decisions and groundswell public opinions, movements, and crisis points need to be addressed by regional powers to ensure long-term sustainability of economic cooperation programmes

Kashmir: Is this the new normal?
May 03, 2022

Kashmir: Is this the new normal?

Despite the official narrative of a peaceful Jammu and Kashmir, the ground realities depict a rather different story.

Kashmir’s troubled future
Feb 16, 2019

Kashmir’s troubled future

Kashmir is a live political issue in India in a way that it never has been before. The India of the 1990s had to deal with an insurgency and managed without worrying about national machismo. This is no longer the case.

Kokernag attack points to fluid terror geography
Oct 13, 2023

Kokernag attack points to fluid terror geography

The geography of terror groups is fluid. Kokernag to Kandahar is in the throes of security being provided by actors who were part of the crisis to begin with

Make no mistake, Pakistan is losing this battle
Sep 22, 2016

Make no mistake, Pakistan is losing this battle

Whatever little sympathy Pakistan wanted to milk for its position on Kashmir was lost because of the Uri terror attacks.

Modi government has two choices in dealing with J&K’s Pulwama attack
Feb 15, 2019

Modi government has two choices in dealing with J&K’s Pulwama attack

Given the state of India-Pakistan relations, India doesn’t have much diplomatic leverage with Islamabad at this juncture.

On fourth Mumbai attack anniversary, LeT revives Muridke convention
Nov 06, 2012

On fourth Mumbai attack anniversary, LeT revives Muridke convention

Few days before the fourth anniversary of the Mumbai terrorist attacks, Lashkar-e-Tayyeba (LeT) is planning a two-day training convention at Muridke (near Lahore), its former headquarters from where the terror attack was planned and executed.

Pakistan in the margins
Oct 10, 2016

Pakistan in the margins

In the aftermath of Uri terror attack, India has been putting pressure on Pakistan by using multiple levers of power

Paris: An attack on western way of life, values
Nov 16, 2015

Paris: An attack on western way of life, values

The serial terror attacks in Paris on Friday was the third terror incident in recent times and by far the largest ever in France. These attacks were on the French or Western way of life, for its support to the US in Syria, and are meant to instil fear in the French.

Post Pulwama attack: 10 questions for the government
Feb 16, 2019

Post Pulwama attack: 10 questions for the government

The immediate consequence of the Pulwama carnage is the sense of fear developed in the State of Jammu and Kashmir.

Pulwama attack: In anger and anguish
Feb 15, 2019

Pulwama attack: In anger and anguish

Terrorist attacks of this nature do not happen overnight. They take time to organise and plan.

Pulwama suicide attack and the battle of mind space
Feb 25, 2019

Pulwama suicide attack and the battle of mind space

Kinetics help in neutralising certain type of threats. They do not help in the real problem — the battle of mind space.

Pulwama suicide attack: An extremely dangerous development
Feb 15, 2019

Pulwama suicide attack: An extremely dangerous development

In many ways, some of the worst fears of the security forces have come true.

Reading Hamas from an Indian security vantage point
Oct 19, 2023

Reading Hamas from an Indian security vantage point

Despite Hamas’s elevation in the scale of global terrorism, India’s reasons for banning this group are much more complex

Response to Pulwama attack: Firefighting or dawn of a new policy
Feb 26, 2019

Response to Pulwama attack: Firefighting or dawn of a new policy

A scrutiny of the Pulwama terrorist attack clearly shows it is undoubtedly a result of serious security lapse along with intelligence failure.

Saudi heir apparent Mohammed bin Salman’s India visit comes amidst regional and global turmoil
Feb 19, 2019

Saudi heir apparent Mohammed bin Salman’s India visit comes amidst regional and global turmoil

While the ongoing geopolitical tremors will cloud much of MBS’s visit, India and Saudi Arabia have witnessed a pivotal shift over the past decade or

Should India play cricket with Pak?
Jul 30, 2012

Should India play cricket with Pak?

It is now a well-known fact that how Pakistani terrorists and ISI operatives exploited the visas in plotting terror attacks against India. And, it is a matter of serious concern that there are 7,000 Pakistanis still in India after their visas had expired.

The easter bombings in Sri Lanka foreshadow a regional challenge
Apr 24, 2019

The easter bombings in Sri Lanka foreshadow a regional challenge

The shocking Easter Day terror attacks in Sri Lanka underscore a regional problem.

The growing threat of lone-wolf terrorism
Dec 20, 2022

The growing threat of lone-wolf terrorism

GOI would have to develop a new counter-radicalisation programme and state-supervised counselling initiatives to curb lone-wolf terrorism

The past as prologue
Nov 24, 2018

The past as prologue

While it is imperative to address the vulnerabilities exposed by past terrorist attacks — it is even more critical is to anticipate and game the nex

The politics of Balakot
Mar 20, 2019

The politics of Balakot

Notwithstanding Pakistan’s best efforts to steer the Pulwama narrative to its advantage, what should worry us is the political orchestration that has not ceased yet.

They were mirages. And they were real
Feb 27, 2019

They were mirages. And they were real

What has happened in Balakot is a punitive strike against known camps of terrorists — especially Jaish-e-Mohammed.

War in West Asia: Expectations and trajectories for 2024
Dec 16, 2023

War in West Asia: Expectations and trajectories for 2024

With Israel’s intended strategy in the aftermath of the 7/10 attacks, the conflict is all set to go well into 2024

क्या FATF की ग्रे लिस्ट से मुक्त होगा पाकिस्तान?
Sep 15, 2022

क्या FATF की ग्रे लिस्ट से मुक्त होगा पाकिस्तान?

एफएटीएफ ने आतंकी फंडिंग व मनी लांड्रिंग मामलों पर अंकुश लगाने के प्रयासों को घटिया करार दिया है. आइए जानते हैं कि पाकिस्तान और एफएटीएफ के बीच बड़ी बाधा क्या है. इसके साथ यह भ

चीनच्या भूमिकेला अमेरिकेचे आव्हान?
Apr 15, 2019

चीनच्या भूमिकेला अमेरिकेचे आव्हान?

संयुक्त राष्ट्राच्या सुरक्षा समितीने मसूद अझरचे नाव काळ्या यादीत समाविष्ट केले. संयुक्त राष्ट्राचा हा निर्णय नव्या दिशेचे सूतोवाच करतो.

बकर अल-बगदादी अज्ञातवासातून बाहेर?
May 07, 2019

बकर अल-बगदादी अज्ञातवासातून बाहेर?

आयसिसचा म्होरक्या अबू बक्र अल बगदादी जिवंत असण्याच्या बातमीचे जागतिक राजकारण आणि दहशतवाद या संदर्भातले महत्त्व विशद करणारा लेख.

बालकोट हल्ल्यानंतरचे विधान : जबाबदार भारताचे जागतिक प्रक्षेपण
Mar 19, 2019

बालकोट हल्ल्यानंतरचे विधान : जबाबदार भारताचे जागतिक प्रक्षेपण

पुलवामा दहशतवादी हल्ल्यानंतरची प्रतिक्रिया आणि त्यानंतरच्या हवाई कारवाईच्या अंमलबजावणीमध्ये जबाबदार राष्ट्र म्हणून असलेली भूमिका भारताने सोडलेली नाही.

भारत में चरमपंथ: देश में lone-wolf आतंकवाद का बढ़ता ख़तरा!
Jan 02, 2023

भारत में चरमपंथ: देश में lone-wolf आतंकवाद का बढ़ता ख़तरा!

लोन-वुल्फ़ आतंकवाद पर लगाम लगाने के लिए भारत सरकार को काउ�