Articles and Commentaries

Why Do Terror Groups Choose Coastal Routes To Strike?

Introduction November 26, 2018 will mark the 10thanniversary of the Mumbai attack when ten terrorists from Pakistan landed on the shores of Mumbai and carried out a coordinated attack killing 166 persons and injuring scores. The attack had not only made India aware of the enormity of threats from the sea but also propelled the…
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Linkages Between Crime and Terrorism: Need to Look Beyond the Surface

The challenge of drug trafficking, fake currency, illegal migration, human trafficking and civic unrest amongst others are common law and order issues that are faced by most countries. With time, these crimes have witnessed growing sophistication, given the dramatic improvement in communications. This has brought the benefits of a globalised marketplace to criminal activities.1 Criminal…
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Reimagining Pakistan: Transforming a Dysfunctional Nuclear State

Author: Husain Haqqani Publisher: Harper Collins India, 2018, pp. 336 Price: Rs.699/- Book Review by:Alok Bansal* Pakistan has emerged as the epicentre of global terror, which is the result of an extremely radicalised society. The process of radicalisation continues unhindered, as Pakistan’s successive leaders have chosen to define its nationalism in terms of religion. Many…
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India – Seychelles: The Growing Co-operation

While visits by Heads of states and governments are not new to the diplomatic corridors of Delhi, this visit of the President of Seychelles Danny Antoine Rollen Faure grabbed all the eyeballs. The reason being the hanging fate of India’s joint military base at the Assumption Islands.While the discussions do not seem to have materialisedas…
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