Terrorism

Why this attempted attack was inspired by the writings and online sermons of a Bangladeshi cleric and the leader of Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT)?

WordForPeace.com By Vidhi Doshi Bangladesh counterterrorism chief Monirul Islam says that the attempted attack was inspired by the writings and online sermons of a Bangladeshi cleric named Jasimuddin Rahmani, the spiritual leader of Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT), a banned Bangladeshi terrorist organization. Rahmani is serving a five-year prison term after his conviction on charges of inciting the murder of a …

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Countering extremism of ISIS and al-Qaeda is not against Islam, but against a perversion of the religion

WordForPeace.com Milo ComerfordAnalyst and Research Innovation Officer Rachel BrysonResearcher Struggle Over Scripture: Charting the Rift Between Islamist Extremism and Mainstream Islam CO-EXISTENCE There must be greater consensus among policymakers and thought leaders that the battle against the extremism of groups like ISIS and al-Qaeda is not against Islam, but against a perversion of the religion. SUMMARY  Concerns about Islamist extremism …

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The Islamic Military Counter Terrorism Coalition: Can It Meet Its Objectives?

WordForPeace.com By Syed Ata Hasnain  The 40-nation IMCTC has made a start, conveying to the world its willingness to defeat terror, but how effective it will be is the question. It has been in the making for some time, but recently the first meeting of representatives of 40 Muslim and Muslim majority countries finally got the Islamic Military Counter Terrorism …

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Smartphones prone to cyber threats

WordForPeace.com The growing use of smartphones and smart devices among the masses, with little or no knowledge about their security features, has put thousands of people at risk of malware threats and hacking. India accounts for 30%-35% of the total global mobile malware attacks annually, while in November 2017 alone, an infection rate of 30.8% was recorded within the country, …

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Winning Hearts and Minds: Smart Policies to End Extremism and Violent Ideology

 WordForPeace.com By Zakir Gul Faced with the loss of territory and influence in the Middle East, ISIS is determined to show the world that it is still capable of carrying out terrorist attacks despite global efforts to defeat the terrorist group. The more ISIS is weakened, the harder it will strive to prove its might, even enlisting foreign fighters and …

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Decoding the ‘Dar-ul-Harb’ And ‘Darul Islam’: Extremists are underfoot to exploit the Medieval Islamic Terminologies on their online feeds

WordForPeace.com By Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi The entire extremist jihadist rhetoric in India is based on―and justified by―what happened in Ayodhya decades ago. One of the largest mosques in the Uttar Pradesh which was built in 1528–29 by Mir Baqi on orders of the Mughal emperor Babur was pulled down with pick-axes, shovels and hammers. India went up in flames on …

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मर्यादा पुरुषोत्तम के देश में रावण के वंशज ज़हरीली हंसी हंस रहे हैं, राम नाम को बेचने वाले खुश और राम को जीने वाले खौफ में हैं

WordForPeace.com By Yunus Mohani नफरत की सियासत ने आज हमे यहां पहुंचा दिया है कि गौतम बुद्घ के देश में एक हत्यारा एक गरीब मजदूर को पहले कुदाल से मार देता है फिर उसको तेल छिड़क कर जला देता है इतना ही नहीं इस पूरी शर्मनाक घटना का वीडियो बनाता है अपनी घिनौनी बदबूदार मानसिकता को शब्दों में ढाल कर …

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राजस्थान में लव जिहाद के नाम पर मुस्लिम श्रमिक को ज़िंदा जलाने वाला आरोपी गिरफ्तार

WordForPeace.com राजस्थान के राजसमंद ज़िले में पश्चिम बंगाल निवासी इफराज़ुल की हत्या कर उन्हें ज़िंदा जलाने और उनका वीडियो वायरल करने के आरोप में शंभू लाल रैगर को गिरफ्तार कर लिया गया है. (फोटो साभार: गूगल मैप्स) जयपुर: राजस्थान की राजसमंद जिला पुलिस ने राजनगर थाना इलाके में बुधवार को एक श्रमिक को जिंदा जला कर उसका वीडियो वायरल करने …

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Pakistan’s own terror brew killing its young army officers, not India

WordForPeace.com By MANU PUBBY Pakistan Army has lost as many young officers along the Western border this year as it lost in 2002 to accidents and shelling from India. New Delhi: The Pakistan Army has been fast losing its young officers to homegrown terror on the Western border, replacing operations on the Indian side as the primary cause for casualties. In …

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