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Maoist Forces: showdown at Bastar Analyses & Assessments

Maoist Forces: showdown at Bastar

While the world grapples with the coronavirus, at least 17 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawans lost their lives, at Bastar.

Emerging Front Lines for Terror in the African Analyses & Assessments

Emerging Front Lines for Terror in the African

The Sahel is the new terror frontline where a few are waging a pitched battle for survival. Unknown to the larger world, their success or failure...

ISIS – On a Comeback Analyses & Assessments

ISIS – On a Comeback

Exploiting the weakened security environment in Iraq and Syria, the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has begun to reassert. Can the genie be...

Hafiz Saeed Jailed: Bending to Pressure Analyses & Assessments

Hafiz Saeed Jailed: Bending to Pressure

Conviction of Hafiz Saeed just before FATF review has raised eyebrows. Is the terror infrastructure under dismantlement, or is it a tactical ploy?

The Future of Security - Sri Lanka: Causes and Consequences Analyses & Assessments

The Future of Security - Sri Lanka: Causes and Consequences

With the Sri Lankan presidential poll likely to be held in late 2019, and PM Modi's foreign policy thrust on "Neighborhood First", the attacks are a...

Pakistan’s fight against terrorism Analyses & Assessments

Pakistan’s fight against terrorism

The Joint Group of Asia Pacific Group has found that Pakistan’s compliance on 18 of 27 action plans against terror outfits was found unsatisfactory....

The Future of Security: A Deeper Look at the Lanka Blasts Analyses & Assessments

The Future of Security: A Deeper Look at the Lanka Blasts

On Friday, 7th June, Synergia Foundation hosted a roundtable conference titled “The Future of Security: A Deeper Look at the Lanka Blasts”. Keynote...

Saudi oil stations attacked Analyses & Assessments

Saudi oil stations attacked

Armed drones of Yemeni Houthi rebels attacked two oil pumping stations in Saudi Arabia ratcheting up tensions in the region. How are Houthis...

UN blacklists Masood Azhar Analyses & Assessments

UN blacklists Masood Azhar

Jaish-e- Mohammed’s chief Masood Azhar has been listed as a designated terrorist by the UN Security Council 1267 Committee. Does this actually weaken...

PM Modi warns of retaliation Analyses & Assessments

PM Modi warns of retaliation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi warned Pakistan on Friday to expect a strong response to a suicide attack that killed 44 Central Reserve Police Force (...

Brussels to act against tech companies Analyses & Assessments

Brussels to act against tech companies

The European Union on Thursday turned up the pressure on Internet companies, including Alphabet Inc.’s Google, Facebook Inc. and Twitter Inc.,...

Russia takes on ISIS Analyses & Assessments

Russia takes on ISIS

The Russian Defence Ministry has announced that its Air Force had killed 200 ISIS operatives that were heading to Syrian city of Deir ez-Zor. The...

Terror in Barcelona Analyses & Assessments

Terror in Barcelona

A van ploughed into a crowd in Barcelona killing 13 and injuring multiple. Islamic State (ISIS) has claimed responsibility for the act. According to...

Raids in Kashmir Analyses & Assessments

Raids in Kashmir

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) of India has carried out multiple raids in Kashmir in connection to a terror funding case. India currently...

Terror deepens in Burkina Faso Analyses & Assessments

Terror deepens in Burkina Faso

A terrorist attack in the West African country, Burkina Faso, has resulted in the deaths of at least 20 people with many more injured. Gunmen...

Online terrorism Analyses & Assessments

Online terrorism

Amber Rudd, UK’s home secretary has said that internet and technology companies should be more aggressive in combating the spread of terrorism...

Deadly terror in Kabul Analyses & Assessments

Deadly terror in Kabul

A suicide car bomb attack took place in the Iraqi Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan. The bombing was followed by a gun battle between Afghan forces and...

24 dead in Kabul car bomb attack Analyses & Assessments

24 dead in Kabul car bomb attack

On 24 July 2017, at least 24 people were killed and more than 40 wounded after a suicide car bomb targeted a bus carrying ministry staff in Kabul....

Terror in Kashmir Analyses & Assessments

Terror in Kashmir

Terrorists opened fire on a bus filled with Hindu pilgrims in Jammu & Kashmir on Monday, July 10. The attack took place in Anantnag district in...

Caliphate no more? Analyses & Assessments

Caliphate no more?

Iraqi forces celebrated a significant military victory as it announced that it had recaptured the Grand al-Nuri Mosque from the Islamic State (ISIS...