Contributions 
Jihadi Terror Enters Sri Lanka Almost exactly ten years after the end of the decades-long civil war in Sri Lanka, a horrendous wave of jihadi terrorism has made a terrifying re-entry. Eight near simultaneous bomb blasts were carried out across the country in Colombo, Negombo, Koch...

Review of Governor’s Rule in J&K and the Way Forward After the break-up of the tumultuous political alliance between the PDP-BJP (19th June 2018), Governor’s Rule was imposed in the State for the eight’s time on June 20, 2018. Once again, it seemed that the history has destined to write-off any pos...

Demystifying Diplomatic Expulsions The poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter in the United Kingdom on March 4, 2018, set off a series of diplomatic expulsions and counter-expulsions between Russia and the western countries, in a limited way, bringing back the memories of ...

Post-ISIS: Future of Global Jihad Post-Islamic State Jihad-Terror As Islamic State (IS), or ISIS (Daesh) is continuously losing territories in Iraq and Syria and with the imminent likelihood of it’s fading into oblivion, sooner than later, the questions that hau...

क्या भारत को चाहिए पाकिस्तान के साथ युद्ध की नई नीति? पिछले 70 वर्ष से पाकिस्तान भारत से सीधे या दूसरों को शह देकर छद्म युद्ध करता आ रहा है। सीधे युद्ध ...

Occasional Papers 
J & K : Review of Developments Post the Abrogation of Article 370 … the old order has come to its justified end. There is however, much harmful weed still occupying critical spaces of socio-political, cultural and religious existence. Building a ‘new order’ in a conflict zone is always a daunting challenge. I...

Militancy in Kashmir - A Study .. An alternate narrative needs to be created in universities and colleges of J&K to counter lies peddled by cross-border actors. Think-tanks, research forums, youth forums or inter-faith dialogue bodies and cultural interaction clubs can be created ...

Terror Financing and The Global CTF Regime How do Terrorists Finance their Operations and Supply their Funds? Finance and movement of funds are crucial to any terrorist organisation. Regular sources of finance are as important as ideology and the ready supply o...

Book Reviews 
Radicalization in India: An Exploration Kashmir has been in turmoil since the past three decades or so. The state of dissatisfaction in that part of a free, democratic, secular Indian nation is a rather perplexing development, the question being that how can any well groomed group of citiz...

Issue Briefs 
Kashmir - A New Chapter Begins … the recent decisions of abrogation of Article 370 along with Article 35A, and bifurcation of the State … are indeed historic and will help the State and its people, chart out for itself/themselves a new future of peace, progress and integratio...

Cryptocurrencies: A New Scourge of Terror Financing ...global counter-terrorism community has serious concerns over the use of cryptocurrencies by terrorist groups for terror financing … this essay examines some of the recent cases of the use of virtual currencies for terror financing, and the use o...

Terror Financing: Battle beyond the Banks … FATF pronouncements are sensitive to the requirements of better information sharing between the law enforcement agencies, banking sector, governments, and the private sector … it is also engaging police officers, judges and prosecutors to impro...

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