CONTENTS:- Preface; 1. General; 2. The WTC Attacks and After; 3. Religion, Fundamentalism and Terrorism; 4. Weapons of Mass Destruction and Terrorism; 5. Suicide Terrorism; 6. Tools of Terror; 7. Profile of Militant Groups in South Asia; Appendices: Regional Conventions; International Conventions.
9/11 changed the contours of the international system. It also enhanced the terrorist threat to India. Pakistan`s role in the War against Terrorism has informed its promotion of terrorist activities across its eastern border after it was coerced into assisting the US campaign against terrorism on Pakistan`s western border and in Afghanistan. The terrorist attacks against the J & K Assembly and the Indian Parliament, the Army camp at Kaluchak and the Akshardham/ Raghunath temples and manifestations of this new reality. This volume brings together the entire range of issues relating to terrorism in India, the efforts made by the Indian Government to combat this menace, its successes and failures, besides profiling some of the significant terrorist groups in South Asia. A documentation section provides information on the legal framework available to assist the anti-terrorism campaign.