Transnational Islamist terrorist groups have recently made sporadic attempts to lure India’s Muslim population towards global jihad, frequently urging them to fight the democratically elected secular government. India-specific incitements have issued from al-Qaeda chief Ayman al Zawahiri and al-Qaeda ideologue Maulana Asim Umar through audio-visual messages that directly target Indian Muslims.
'The Modi-led BJP govt is on global terror radar'
May 28, 2014 12:24 IST
Inviting Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to India to be a part of his swearing-in ceremony was a masterstroke on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s part. But will it solve the problem of cross-border terror?
"Indian Investigations Reveal Funding System for Promoting Jihad in Kashmir" , Terrorism Monitor (Jamestown Foundation) Volume: 12 Issue: 7, April 4, 2014.
Widespread violence, marked by protest rallies, hartals (general shutdowns), group clashes and bombings have led to massive confrontations between secular and Islamist forces in Bangladesh over the last year. Now, al-Qaeda leader Dr. Ayman al-Zawahiri has issued a call for jihad in Bangladesh, the fourth largest Muslim nation in the world.
Deba R Mohanty (Vice President, SSPC) has published a policy paper titled "Assertive but Flexible: India‘s Approach to Non-Proliferation and Export Control Regimes" (NFG Policy Paper Series, No. 02, December 2013), NFG Research Group, Asian Perceptions of the EU“, Freie Universität Berlin.
Indian analysts said the report could damage India's hopes of buying uranium from foreign suppliers following its 2009 civil nuclear agreement with the United States. The deal was aimed at helping India ease its power generation crisis while assuring the international community of its responsible stewardship. It provides for inspection 14 of its 22 nuclear plants and calls for its civil and military programmes to be kept separate.
The November 2013 (Vol.4 No. 11) Issue of 'Militant Leadership Monitor' features Animesh Roul (SSPC) 's article on the new Pakistani Taliban leader Maulana Fazlullah.
Jihadi Warlord of Pakistan: A Look at the Pakistani Taliban’s Newly Crowned Leader Maulana Fazlullah
Aaron Mannes, R. K. Raghavan, Animesh Roul, V. S. Subrahmanian
A detailed study of the Indian Mujahideen, based on a clinical analysis of curated data, is beginning to pay dividends in understanding when the outfit will launch attacks and who its targets will be
Animesh Roul , “Déjà vu in Kashmir: Resurgence of Islamic Militancy," Think South Asia (South Asia Democratic Forum, Bulletin No.10, November 2013)