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The Islamic State in Iraq, Syria and its fallout on India

By S K Chatterji
October 7, 2014

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The Islamic State has invigorated jihadi establishments in South and Southeast Asia. It has shaken up the al Qaeda, so far occupying the spiritual pedestal of Islamist Jihad, spurring it to announce the formation of a branch in the Indian subcontinent. Apparently, the Indian subcontinent won’t remain unscathed with the contesting constituents of Islamist jihad locked in a battle of dominance.

Osama bin Laden’s ideology thriving a year after his death

By C. Uday Bhaskar
May 1, 2012

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After bin Laden: Do not retreat from Afghanistan

By Lisa Curtis
May 18, 2011

(The views expressed in this column are the author’s own and do not represent those of Reuters)