Is Another 9/11 Inevitable?

December 08, 2020

FO Live asks if another mass casualty terrorist attack is inevitable. What drives terrorism in the 21st century? And is there a solution to this phenomenon?

Kashmir Has Been Through Worse

May 19, 2017

What lies behind the violence in Kashmir? It wasn’t far back when we all jubilated over the peace process in Kashmir within the framework of Kashmiriyat (Kashmir’s cultural and political values), jamhooriyat (democracy) and insaniyat (humanity). Atal Bihari Vajpayee had declared...

Detained Pakistani Militant Tests the System

February 15, 2017

Believed to be responsible for the Mumbai attacks in 2008, Saeed is creating a political party in Pakistan. Hafez Muhammad Saeed, a detained terrorist and one of the world’s most wanted men, plans to register his group, Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD), which is widely seen as a front for another...

India Hopes for Pakistan’s Diplomatic Isolation

December 06, 2016

Pakistan's uneasy relationship with extremism puts it in danger of diplomatic isolation from the international community. After the US Congress’ decision to disallow the financing of F16C/D Block 52 multirole fighter planes to Pakistan through the US Foreign Military Financing Program over...

Returning From Syria: Terrorism in the West

March 01, 2014

Western security services need to be on guard to handle a new terrorist threat from Syria. With numerous foreign fighters converging in Syria over the last couple of years, the following question needs to be asked: What happens to the face of terrorism once the foreign fighters return...