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Close Calls: We Were Closer to Nuclear Destruction than We Knew

Center for Research on Globalization - ‎8 hours ago‎
At least twice this engagement has threatened to expand into a nuclear war, namely at the Kargil conflict in 1999 and after an attack on the Indian Parliament by Pakistani terrorists in 2001. Both times, Pakistan readied nuclear weapons for delivery ...
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How the media spins today's South Africa

The BRICS Post - ‎May 27, 2016‎
The African National Congress Chief Whip in parliament Jackson Mthembu writing on the party website ANC Today last December accused the local media of bias against the ruling party.

State of the press

The World Weekly - ‎22 hours ago‎
Analyst Colonel Kenneth Allard wrote that the 2003 attack on Iraq “will be remembered as a conflict in which information fully took its place as a weapon of war”.
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Afghanistan's Growing Unrest: Implications for India's Security

The Diplomat - ‎May 25, 2016‎
On March 2, 2016, the Indian consulate in the city of Jalalabad in Afghanistan was attacked, leaving nine dead and many more injured in the fourth attack on the Indian consulate in the city. Earlier this ... Afghanistan has been the battleground for an ...
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Establishing peace in region

The Nation - ‎20 hours ago‎
Instead, this time around, the Americans, blindly motivated by greed, are actually enabling India to continue down this treacherous path by openly supporting them for membership into the Nuclear Suppliers Group, which is ironic, because the group was ...
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Indian Police Claim Death Of Pakistani Leader Of Kashmir Militant Group

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty - ‎May 24, 2016‎
India blames the group for a series of attacks in the Himalayan region and Indian cities, including the attack on India's parliament in 2001 that brought nuclear rivals India and Pakistan to the brink of war. Kashmir is divided evenly between India and ...
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The US-Saudi Arabia counterterrorism relationship

Brookings Institution - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Before the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, and really until Al Qaeda began to attack the Kingdom directly in May 2003, Saudi Arabia was often uncooperative on counterterrorism and more part of the problem than part of the solution.
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Manohar Parrikar interview: 'I believe in performance, not dressing up'

The Indian Express - ‎May 23, 2016‎
When George Fernandes was defence minister, he had said that immediately after the attack on Parliament the chiefs of the armed forces were not prepared to move to the border in eight days.
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Afghan Taliban appoint new leader, Kabul urges peace

AOL News - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Sirajuddin Haqqani, head of a feared network blamed for many deadly bomb attacks in Kabul in recent years, and Mullah Mohammad Yaqoob, son of Taliban founder Mullah Mohammad Omar, will serve as deputies.
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A look at deadly attacks carried out under Mullah Mansour

Business Insider - ‎May 22, 2016‎
A vehicle packed with explosives blew up outside the Parliament gates and six Taliban armed with Kalashnikovs and rocket propelled grenade launchers laid siege until they were killed by Afghan Security Forces.
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Youm-e-Takbeer: The Day Pakistan Conducted Nuclear Tests

Kashmir Watch - ‎May 26, 2016‎
During many crises such as Kargil issue of 1999 and attack on the Indian parliament by the militants in 2001, New Delhi concentrated its troops across the Pakistan's border, with the intention to attack Pakistan, while raising a series of false ...
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How Congress Gifted Its Slogans And Govt In Assam To BJP

Swarajya - ‎May 23, 2016‎
As a compromise the Cabinet Team prepared a plan by (a) grouping the eleven British Indian provinces on the basis of religion of the majority population; (b) proposing a loose federation of near autonomous provinces with only a few subjects allocated ...

India kills 'key' Kashmiri rebel leader in gun battle

Saudi Gazette - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Jaish-e-Mohammed has been active in Kashmir for more than 15 years. India blames the group for a series of attacks in the Himalayan region and Indian cities, including the attack on India's Parliament in 2001 that brought nuclear rivals India and ...
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UPA had freed Pathankot handler as 'goodwill gesture'

Times of India - ‎May 16, 2016‎
NEW DELHI: This was one "goodwill gesture" which spectacularly boomeranged on the UPA government. Jaish-e-Muhammed (JeM) terrorist Shahid Latif, chief handler of the fidayeen squad that attacked the Pathankot airbase in January, was released by ...

China's Complicity in Pakistan's Islamist terrorism

Asian Tribune - ‎May 22, 2016‎
It started off as Markaz Dawa-wal-Irshad (MDI) and changed into JuD in the wake of the December 2001 attack on the Indian Parliament, which was launched by Lashkar-e-Toiba, (LeT), itself. The biggest plus of JuD and its chief Hafeez Saeed is ISI ...

Patiala House court violence: Police say assaulters identified

Times of India - ‎May 15, 2016‎
... to the court on both days for his remand hearing following his arrest on sedition charges for organising a meeting on the campus earlier in February in support of Afzal Guru, hanged for his role in the December 13, 2001, attack on the Indian ...
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Anurag Thakur a refreshing change in BCCI's leadership

India Today - ‎May 22, 2016‎
Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) got its youngest leader (in independent India) in Anurag Thakur after the Bharatiya Janata Party's member of parliament from Himachal Pradesh was elected unanimously as the head of the board at the Special ...
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Upgrading Pakistan's defence

Daily Times - ‎May 17, 2016‎
However, following the attack on Indian parliament in 2001 by non-state actors, the Indian military devised the 'cold-start' doctrine according to which a small intensity quick response by India, in case of an attack by terrorists believed by India to ...
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India, China joint fight on terror to have its own impact: Pranab Mukherjee

Times of Oman - ‎May 18, 2016‎
The UN had banned JeM in 2001 but India's efforts to ban Azhar after the Mumbai terror attack also did not fructify as China, one of the five permanent members of the UN group with veto powers, didn't allow the ban apparently at the behest of Pakistan ...

Kashmir's Reemerging Militancy

Kasmir Monitor - ‎May 15, 2016‎
In 2013, Afzal Guru, a Kashmiri, was hanged after a flawed judicial process for his alleged role in the 2001 terror attack on the Indian Parliament. Following the victory of the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the 2014 general ...