Terrorism

Barcelona Tragedy: Europe on the Battlefront

Barcelona Tragedy: Europe on the Battlefront

IS has steadily lost ground in the Middle East, including territorial defeats and physical losses, yet still increasingly maintains the ability to direct and coordinate terrorist attacks in Europe. Thursday’s tragedy in Barcelona that left 13 dead and a 100 injured was the latest reflection of this seemingly perverse relationship. […]

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Winning the War of Survival

Winning the War of Survival

Terrorism August 13, 2017 at 11:22 pm 0 comments

The emergence of Pakistan on the world map was not an end to the journey of struggle and sacrifices. It was just the beginning. Following its independence, the country faced a number of issues of alarming nature. Some of the main issues included the rehabilitation of refugees, unfair boundary distribution […]

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Why ISIS Failed to Gain Foothold in Pakistan?

Why ISIS Failed to Gain Foothold in Pakistan?

Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the deadliest terrorist organization the world has witnessed so far, has failed to penetrate Pakistan despite attempting several times to set up its operational presence here. Despite its failure, the terror group has been able to attract several sympathizers and was also able […]

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Hindutva Organisations Battle for India

Hindutva Organisations Battle for India

Ever since the assumption of power by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in May 2014, Hindutva outfits have been able to unleash themselves in a manner like never before. In recent years, organised schemes like public lynching, cow-vigilantism, anti Romeo squads, Love Jihad, Ghar Wapsi have been adopted by these […]

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Determining the Way Forward after Manchester Attack

Determining the Way Forward after Manchester Attack

Death whispered again. First in Westminster and this time in Manchester. Whether it was a lone wolf, suicide attack, sleeper cell, terrorist network, imported jihad, conspiracy, cut out or an eye wash, the truth of the matter remains that 22 precious lives were taken away and love was lost for […]

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Tackling the Multifaceted Challenges in the Counter Terrorism Domain

Tackling the Multifaceted Challenges in the Counter Terrorism Domain

This mantra needs no reminder that terrorism emanates from extremism, which normally is an outcome of lack of political, social and economic justice, sense of deprivation and exploitation of these cleavages by adversaries. The terrorist entities are not strictly hierarchical organisations, nor do they rigidly follow any central leadership or […]

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Getting the Pakistani Counter-Terrorism Paradigm Right

Evolving from Tactics to Strategy Despite daily reports of tens of miscreants eliminated and militant hideouts destroyed, Pakistan stands at an all too familiar point: reeling from a spate of country-wide terrorist bombings as those in-charge re-read the scripted statements of making those responsible pay while the political blame game […]

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Armed member of anti islamic group BAIR following an American Muslim women (Source Fox News)

The March of Militant Islamophobia

An attack on a mosque in Quebec on January 29, 2017 has sent shockwaves across the world. Six Muslim worshippers were murdered in cold blood by an attacker who was initially asserted to share the same faith due to a mistake by witnesses. The attacker was later found out to […]

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Countering Terrorism through Military Courts

Countering Terrorism through Military Courts

Few days ago, the Pakistani law makers of major political parties agreed on two years’ extension of military courts, after deliberation for more than a month amidst blaring by media analysts and civil society activists. After the notorious attack at APS Peshawar on December 16, 2014, the National Action Plan […]

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Jamaat ul Ahrar announces Operation Ghazi (Source: Youtube)

Unilateral and Collective Counter-Terrorism on the Durand Line

The Dilemma & the Response Contemporary terrorism commonly exists as a framework of rapid change, immense complexity and genuine uncertainties. But perhaps the most threatening aspect of this malice is its ability to use the porous Af-Pak border to regroup and metastasize rapidly. Given the Af-Pak relationship sensitivity, which is […]

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