Terrorism
Terrorists Changing Tactics, but are We?

A small island of shopkeepers dominated the largest part of the world for the longest period with Genghis Khan, the brute, being a distant runner-up. The two, separated by several centuries, had nothing in common except their genius for innovation....

Change of Tactics

Instead of an episodic response, we need stronger laws and proactive intelligence backed by political will

Having decided that India is their prime target, Pakistan and its out¬sourced networks in and around India only have to choo....

Bleeding From Within

The country’s internal security environment, which suffered steady deterioration during UPA’s earlier five-year rule, continues to remain a cause of serious concern. Now that the government is no more fettered by pulls and pressures of coaliti....

Abject Surrender at Sharm-el-Sheikh

Whatever the mode of engagement — war or diplomacy — nations interact to maximise their national interest. In adverse conditions, like defeat in war, they work to minimise their losses. The icing of ideology, morality, justice, global and huma....

India-Pakistan Talks : A counter Productive Option

Government’s recent decision to seek talks with Pakistan, contrary to its own commitment to the nation that it will engage in this exercise only if the latter provides satisfaction in bringing to book the perpetrators of the Mumbai attack, is a ....

Can't give in at this juncture

Let political considera­tions and communal pressures not weaken our resolve to the outrage in Mumbai. And let us not sugarcoat our response lest it sends an ambiguous signal to India's enemies. They have sent a message to us loud and clear in 200....

Releasing Masood Azhar was a political decision

At a time that fresh debate has broken over the handling of the IC-814 hijack, former IB Director AK Doval makes controversial revelations on the Kandahar deal and other crises in a candid interview to

Terrorist Strikes – Deny Space to the Terrorists

Text of the article sent to Hindustan Times – Published in Hindustan Times on 16 April 2006 under the caption “We have not kept terrorists on the run” One wrong way to assess terrorist incidents is to evaluate its gravity and import m....

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