ISIS
Islamic State: A Game Changer International Terrorism a talk by Mayank Sharma

The Islamic State (hereafter IS)/Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS)/Daesh is a transnational terrorist organisation which is based on the ideology of fundamentalism and Salafism teachings of Islam towards the creation and establishment of the...

Radical Islam in the Maldives: Hotbed for al-Qa’ida and Islamic State

In his address at the Indian Ocean Conference (IOC) in Male city, the Republic of Maldives (hereafter Maldives) on 04 September 20191, former Maldivian President—Mohamed Nasheed highlighted concerns over the emerging threat posed by radical Islamist...

Brainstorming Session on Afghanistan

Security situation in Afghanistan faces greater challenges. Besides the Taliban, the rise of ISIS opens up another front for the embattled Afghan state. At a time when the Afghan national election draws closer, security challenges necessitate...

Round Table Discussion on Afghanistan

A Round Table Discussion (RTD) on Afghanistan’s current situation and the way forward was held at the Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) on 15 Nov 2017. The panel of discussants included a broad array of security and foreign policy experts,...

Is India Likely to be the Next Major Target of ISIS? - An Analysis of Post-Manhattan Terror Attack

From the reports of the intelligence and security establishment, it is clear that activities of IS sympathisers in India are under control. Indeed, there have been no recent reports of radicalised youth trying to migrate to centers of IS...

Mosul Recaptured: Is This the End of Daesh?

Iraqi Prime Minister Announces the Fall of Mosul July 10, 2017 is rightly being acknowledged as a historic day in the fight against dreaded phenomenon of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) brand of terrorism. The Iraqi Prime Minister(PM)...

दक्षिण फिलीपींस में दाएश के खिलाफ संयुक्त सैन्य अभियान

प्रासंगिक मुद्दे राजनीतिक और सैन्य मकसद पूरे करने के लिए आतंकवाद को युगों से हथियार बनाया जाता रहा है। आजकल अक्सर इसे चौथी पीढ़ी का युद्ध बता दिया जाता है। मोटे तौर पर यह बेतरतीब हथियार है, जिसका इस्तेमाल कमजोर और अव्यवस्थित पक्ष आसान और मुश्किल...

Marawi: Crisis in the Philippines and the need for ASEAN-India Counter-Terror Cooperation

The rise of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and its myriad franchisees around the world as a trans-national phenomenon that threatens global peace, security and stability has been a popular topic for research and discussion since 2014....

Attacks in the United Kingdom and the Wider Implications

The string of recent attacks in the United Kingdom (UK), in less than three months, has once again brought to the fore the vulnerability, not only of the UK, but of the international community at large, arising from the activities of rabid terrorist...

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