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Publication: Dissecting ISIS after al-Baghdadi and an introduction to its proliferation in South Asia

Dissecting ISIS after al-Baghdadi and an introduction to its proliferation in South Asia

Experts remain circumspect and vigilant to what extent al-Baghdadi's death is as significant as it has…
Publication: The rise of Political Islam and Islamist Terrorism in Bangladesh

The rise of Political Islam and Islamist Terrorism in Bangladesh

The presence of Islamist terrorist groups in Bangladesh dates back to the late 1980s, when approximately…
Publication: A Decade on from the last Growl of the Tiger: Religious Terrorism and Sri Lanka’s new challenges

A Decade on from the last Growl of the Tiger: Religious Terrorism and Sri Lanka’s new challenges

The potential shift of ethno-nationalistic to religious extremism is a worrying phenomenon, revealing…
Publication: Russia’s strategic hedging in South Asia

Russia’s strategic hedging in South Asia

Russia’s constructive multilateral relations with the countries of South Asia, manifestation of its soft…
Publication: China’s ‘String of Pearls’ exhibits The Dragon’s Great Game of Loans and Debts

China’s ‘String of Pearls’ exhibits The Dragon’s Great Game of Loans and Debts

Beijing justifies its actions in the Indian Ocean by explaining that these are strategic points of defence…
Publication: How Pakistani Madrassas Contribute to Radicalization Dynamics and Religious Terrorism in Indian Administered Jammu & Kashmir

How Pakistani Madrassas Contribute to Radicalization Dynamics and Religious Terrorism in Indian Administered Jammu & Kashmir

Not surprisingly, Pakistan has promoted the idea of Ghazwa-e-Hind through its formal media outlets during…
Publication: Uncoordinated pull-out from Syria & Afghanistan; Likely to raise the threat of terrorism in the Indian subcontinent

Uncoordinated pull-out from Syria & Afghanistan; Likely to raise the threat of terrorism in the Indian subcontinent

The 18-year-old Afghan War has been the longest for the US in its history, which has led to the US, its…
Publication: The Maldives: Return of democracy and challenges ahead

The Maldives: Return of democracy and challenges ahead

The results of the 23 September elections present an opportunity to the democratic forces to set their…