We can no longer be silent about Pakistan’s safe havens, 9/11, the worst terrorist attack in our history, was planned and directed from Afghanistan because that country was ruled by a government that gave comfort and shelter to terrorists,Pakistan will have to change, A hasty withdrawal of army would create a vacuum for terrorists, including ISIS and Al Qaeda, would instantly fill just as happened before Sept. 11.Pakistan will have to change ,the country receives billions in US aid but continues to harbour militants.We can no longer be silent about Pakistan’s safe havens for terrorist organizations, the Taliban and other groups that pose a threat to the region and beyond.The Pakistani people have suffered greatly from terrorism and extremism.Read More
With a growing number of terror attacks in South Asia, India has insisted on enforcing the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) sanctions on Taliban and Al-Qaeda to combat terrorism.Read More
Around 20 people were killed and others were taken hostage when Islamist gunmen stormed a hotel in Ouagadougou, the capital city of Burkina Faso, on January 15. Al- Qaeda in …Read More
Sending a tough message to both Sunni Muslim jihadists and Shi’ite anti-government protesters, Saudi Arabia has executed 47 people on January 2 for terrorism. The deaths come in the backdrop …Read More
A suicide attack on a mosque inside the Special Forces headquarters in Saudi Arabia has killed 15 people. The attack took place in the city of Abha, located in the …Read More
Amid growing civilian casualties, Red Cross and Russia have separately appealed for a ceasefire in the war-torn Yemen on humanitarian grounds to enable the delivery of medical aid and the …Read More
Al-Shabaab, a Somali militant group believed to be a part of the African terror syndicate comprising of groups such as the Al Qaeda in Maghreb (AQIM), Boko Haram and Ansaru …Read More
Stepping up India’s fight against militant outfits such as the Islamic State (IS) and Al Qaeda, Syed Asif Ibrahim, Director of India’s Intelligence Bureau, is on a week-long trip to …Read More
The Islamic State of Iraq and Shams (ISIS) is neither a magical nor a mythical creation but the creation of vested interests. The Afghan Mujahedeen, followed by al-Qaeda and the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), were creations …Read More
US President Barack Obama’s declaration of war on The Islamic State, the terrorist machine’s network of death that has unleashed mayhem in the Middle East, should be noted positively by India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who will be looking to step up counter-terror cooperation during his summit meeting with the American president.
Amid the roiling ferment in the Middle East, the region that is pivotal to India’s energy security and is home to over 7 million Indians, intensifying counter-terror cooperation with the US will be high on the agenda when Mr Modi meets Mr Obama for full-spectrum talks in Washington on September 30.
The volatile situation in the AfPak region against the backdrop of the conflicted transition process in Afghanistan will add a trenchant element to counter-terror discussions that the two leaders are expected to have in Washington.Read More