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Alleged Mumbai Attacks Mastermind Freed From Pakistani Jail

AP | ZARAR KHAN | Posted 06.10.2015 | World

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The suspected mastermind of the deadly Mumbai attacks in 2008 was released on bail Friday by a Pakistani court — a move likely to...

The Call for Transnational Jihad by Arif Jamal

Malik Siraj Akbar | Posted 09.13.2014 | Books
Malik Siraj Akbar

Senior Pakistani journalist and former New York Times contributor Arif Jamal's latest book, Call for Transnational Jihad: Lashkar-e-Taiba (1985-2014), is an extraordinary account of the LeT's evolution and its expanding network of trusted allies across the world.

The Enigmatic Legacy of Manmohan Singh

Ronak D. Desai | Posted 08.18.2014 | World
Ronak D. Desai

A closer examination of Singh's record reveals a combination of both profound failure and accomplishment. Far from being settled, Singh's legacy is likely to remain the subject of vigorous debate for years to come.

Why South Asia Is the Next Tinderbox

Sunil Sharan | Posted 12.28.2013 | World
Sunil Sharan

The Middle East is mired in sectarian strife, but with the withdrawal of NATO forces from Afghanistan next year, a bigger tinderbox awaits in South Asia.

Bring the Rape Conversation Home

K. Sujata | Posted 11.23.2013 | Chicago
K. Sujata

Travel advisories were issued and travelers were made to think that sexual assaults were limited to India. But in reality, rape is a critical problem worldwide. And in our own backyard, numbers show that it is a also a widespread problem in the Unites States.

We're All Journalists Now

Janet Ritz | Posted 06.22.2013 | Media
Janet Ritz

In the Internet age, we're all journalists. Everyone who posts on social media should consider that, if what they posted is incorrect, exposing, sensational, prejudicial or otherwise inappropriate, it may change the perception of those who see it in unforeseen ways.

Memories of Boston Marathon

Manoj Jain, MD MPH | Posted 06.18.2013 | Crime
Manoj Jain, MD MPH

For a native of Boston, a lifelong fan of the Red Sox, the Celtics and the Patriots, the bomb attack shattered decades of pleasant memories of Boston in a painful tragic moment.

When Will Singh Come?

Sunil Sharan | Posted 05.13.2013 | World
Sunil Sharan

No Indian prime minister or president has visited Pakistan since 1998. In contrast, top Pakistani leaders have visited India five times since. What will it take to get India's prime minister, Manmohan Singh, to cross the border?

How India Failed Kashmir

Sunil Sharan | Posted 05.12.2013 | World
Sunil Sharan

Learn statecraft, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh admonished his own home minister after he did not forewarn the family of a Kashmiri held responsible for an attack on India's Parliament, about his hanging.

Prosecutors Sought 30 Years for Swartz's JSTOR Download, 35 for Headley's Mumbai Massacre

Nathan Robinson | Posted 01.30.2013 | Politics
Nathan Robinson

The difference between the government's approach to the two men shows the tiny role that "actual harm caused" matters in the criminal justice system, and testifies to the increasingly unaccountable power of the U.S. prosecutor.

Mumbai Attack Plotter Allegedly Confirms Pakistan Involvement

Reuters | Posted 08.27.2012 | World

By D. Jose THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, India, June 27 (Reuters) - India said on Wednesday that a man arrested on suspicion of helping plot the...

Forgiving the Unforgivable

Marina Cantacuzino | Posted 06.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Marina Cantacuzino

Working with people who have experienced extreme trauma, I have become convinced that those who have suffered the most have the most to give, if they are only able to reconcile with their past and restore a measure of hope.

Four Muslims On Trial In Denmark For "Mumbai-Style" Terror Plot

Reuters | Posted 06.13.2012 | Religion

* Trial begins in terror plot against newspaper * Four defendants plead not guilty to terror charge * One pleads guilty ...

U.S. Offers $10 Million Bounty For Pakistani Militant Chief

AP | ZARAR KHAN | Posted 06.02.2012 | World

ISLAMABAD — A Pakistani militant accused of directing deadly attacks in neighboring India on Tuesday dismissed a U.S. decision to put a bounty o...

American Terrorist To Be Tried In Delhi

AP | Posted 04.19.2012 | World

NEW DELHI -- A New Delhi court agreed Saturday to try admitted American terrorist David Headley and eight others for allegedly carrying out the deadly...

Bomb Explodes Outside Indian Court

AP | MUNEEZA NAQVI | Posted 11.06.2011 | World

NEW DELHI — A briefcase bomb tore through a crowd of people waiting to enter a New Delhi courthouse, killing 11 people and wounding scores more ...

Arrested Man Has No Ties To Mumbai Bombings, Says Nepal

AP | Posted 09.26.2011 | World

KATMANDU, Nepal -- Nepalese authorities say an Indian man arrested in Nepal last weekend has no links to the Mumbai attacks earlier this month that ki...

Mumbai Explosion Suspect Arrested In Nepal: Report

AP | Posted 09.25.2011 | World

KATMANDU, Nepal — Nepal's official media say police have arrested a man suspected of links to the triple bomb blasts in Mumbai this month that k...

Terrorism Concerns on U.S.-India Agenda

Jayshree Bajoria | Posted 09.20.2011 | World
Jayshree Bajoria

One result of the downward slide in the U.S.-Pakistan relationship is that as Washington loses its leverage over Islamabad, New Delhi loses its ability to use U.S. leverage to influence Pakistan.

Judge Allows Release Of 2008 Mumbai Terror Documents

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 09.18.2011 | World

CHICAGO — Dozens of sealed court papers from a recent Chicago trial related to the deadly 2008 Mumbai terror attacks will be released publicly, ...

Pakistan: Drone Attacks Are Wrong, Regardless

Ethan Casey | Posted 09.18.2011 | World
Ethan Casey

Drone attacks are wrong. I'm sure to be called an appeaser of terrorists for saying that, particularly in light of the latest events in Mumbai. But I ...

Clinton: U.S. Is 'Encouraged' By India-Pakistan Talks

Posted 09.18.2011 | World

NEW DELHI (AP) -- U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Tuesday that the United States was "encouraged" by the revived peace talks betwe...

Clinton Heading To India One Week After Mumbai Explosions

Posted 09.17.2011 | World

(Reuters) - Secretary of State Hillary Clinton hopes to cement gains in ties with emerging global power India when she flies to New Delhi on Monda...

Mumbai Explosions Death Toll Rises

AP | By NIRMALA GEORGE | Posted 09.15.2011 | World

NEW DELHI -- The death toll from this week's bombings in India's financial capital rose to 19 as Mumbai police continued Saturday to systematically si...

Clinton To Discuss Counterterrorism On Scheduled India Visit

AP | By ASHOK SHARMA | Posted 09.14.2011 | World

NEW DELHI -- Indian leaders and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will discuss security and counterterrorism efforts when she visits in d...