Terrorism

Terrorism

Is Undeclared War Worse than a Declared One!

Pakistan has flouted every norm of decency in its dealings with India. It has no compunctions allowing terrorism in India to be planned on its soil. It has absolutely no inhibitions about affording state protection to the most rabid believers of ‘jihad’. It is pointless to expect the religious-military establishment to even contemplate peace with […]

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Soldiering Monologues!

In the spate of Uri attacks and the surgical strikes that followed the sheer madness and frenzy of social sites and media has been ludicrous to put it mildly. Every other politician and stray individuals acted like the proverbial loose cannon. The bipolar reactions about the ‘heroes’ – the soldiers – speak of a sick mindset of those […]

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A Letter from America: Ground Zero in Chelsea

Our columnist, Robert Brenner and his wife, Johanna Climenko, stay at Chelsea, very near Ground Zero. In the international media, ‘Chelsea Explosions’ and terror attack in the US is debated and talked about. The author gives us first-hand account of what had happened. One bomb had exploded. Another bomb had been discovered on 27th  Street between 6th  and 7th […]

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The Date 9/11/2001: America Strong and Resolute after the Terror Attack

Anumita recalls the fright, panic and immense sadness of 9/11. Terror attack on the Twin Towers did not just kill people, it killed a part of every person, in America and elsewhere. It has been 15 years. But, the wound bleeds and the hurt is raw. Despite the immense pain and grief, America emerged strong […]

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Is Violence Inherent in Religion?:Need for Open Discussion

Disconnecting roots of violence from religion would be disregarding the historical facts. Violence is deeply rooted in almost all religions. Some religion propagate violence openly, some are discreet. Following the recent suicide bomber attack in a Medina mosque, Dhaka carnage, the killings in Brussels and Turkey by terrorists show us violence which is red in tooth and claw. […]

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San Bernardino Carnage: Whose Life is it Anyway!

Guns kill people. But the NRA relies heavily on the support of the $12-billion-a-year gun industry, made up of manufacturers and sellers of firearms, ammunition and related wares. That alliance was sealed in 2005, when Congress, after heavy NRA lobbying, approved a measure that gave gun makers and gun distributors broad, and unprecedented, immunity from a wave of […]

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