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Mumbai Attacks

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 ...

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.

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 Monday ti...

Indian Premier Vows To Bring Mumbai Bombers To Justice

Posted 09.14.2011 | World

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh vowed on Thursday to bring to justice those behind triple bomb attacks on India's financial ca...

Bombings In Mumbai: Enough Is Enough

Turnstyle | Posted 09.13.2011 | World
Turnstyle

Originally published on Turnstylenews.com, a digital information service surfacing emerging stories in news, entertainment, art and culture; powered ...

Mumbai Attacks: Much Too Familiar

Anant Goenka | Posted 09.12.2011 | World
Anant Goenka

It's upsetting to see just how familiar we Mumbaikars are to the situation we are in right now. Serial blasts in India's financial capital at the evening rush hour. We all know exactly what will follow.

Nuclear Concerns After the Afghanistan Withdrawal

Joel Rubin | Posted 09.06.2011 | Politics
Joel Rubin

Ultimately, the U.S. will one day leave Afghanistan -- and it may be sooner than anyone expects. The key here is to leave in a way that promotes regional stability and cooperation, not a power vacuum that could foster proxy conflicts.

Potential Juror In Terrorism Trial Wants Out, Has Oprah Tickets

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 07.16.2011 | Chicago

Jury selection began Monday in the case against Chicago businessman Tahawwur Rana, who is accused of helping a former boarding school friend serve as ...

How Top Secret America Misfires

Coleen Rowley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Coleen Rowley

Why has Congress not yet awoken to the fact that since 9-11 we have been sailing into a perfect storm? Here are just some of the turbulent winds blowing and pushing officials in the wrong direction.

Intricate Mumbai Plot Reveals New Threat For The West

The Washington Post | Sebastian Rotella | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ProPublica has tracked the rise of Lashkar through Mir's career as a holy warrior. It is a story of a militant group that used political clout and sup...

Inside The NYPD's 'Mumbai-Like' Anti-Terrorist Exercises

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New York and the NYPD have been training for a Mumbai-like terrorist attack ever since the Mumbai attacks in November of 2008. On December 3rd, the po...

A PASSAGE TO INDIA

Eric Margolis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eric Margolis

Battered at home by last week's Republican landslide, President Barack Obama headed to India to seek solace in foreign policy. The president's s...