Tag Archives: Terrorism

The Death of Political Correctness: Modi ought to be a Trump

World over honest people whose personal integrity and public probity was always above board and wanted to get involved in the electoral politics, but could never be successful because of a pervert logic thrusted up on them i.e., to utter … Continue reading

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Critical Reflection on Prof. Max Abrahms’s Paper – Explaining Terrorism: Leadership Deficits and Militant Group Tactics

Critical Reflection on Prof. Max Abrahms’s Paper – Explaining Terrorism: Leadership Deficits and Militant Group Tactics As a student of social science I admire Professor Max Abrahms’s work that explains the behaviour of actors who indulge in political violence i.e., … Continue reading

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India’s strategic interests in Afghanistan & Af-Pak region

Review Paper for the semester. With time table for US draw down in Afghanistan approaching very fast and lack of a responsible regional power in the forefront apart from India, to manage post US pull out situation, it is important … Continue reading

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Muslim Haters, Muslim’s Hate and Reality Check

The moment we highlight a reprehensible act committed by Muslims in the name of Muslim religion, you are almost in a danger of being branded as communal especially in a country like India where secularism is abused day in and … Continue reading

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Why Terrorism and National Security will never be an election issue in India?

Recently we have seen current Gujarat Chief minister raising some security issues in public speeches as a part of his campaign against the incumbent congress such as issues like border incursions by China and Pakistan then the subsequent killing and … Continue reading

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Reflections on a paper authored by Terrorism Scholars Max Abrahams and Karolina Lula : Why Terrorists Overestimate the Odds of Victory

Reflections on a paper authored by Max Abrahams and Karolina Lula Why Terrorists Overestimate the Odds of Victory Terrorism as a Puzzle: What an apt addition of the adjective “Puzzle” with terrorism. It is certainly puzzling to see why terrorists … Continue reading

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Reflections on Terrorism Scholar Max Abraham’s recently Written Paper

Reflections on Terrorism Scholar Max Abraham’s recently written Paper : The Credibility Paradox: Violence as a Double-Edged Sword in International Politics (International Studies Quarterly, December 2013) The underlying theme appears to be that indulgence of violence will be a double … Continue reading

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