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There is no commonly accepted definition of "terrorism". Being a charged term, with the connotation of something "mo...

Monday, February 1, 2016

The real War against Terror is the war of Ideology, Narrative, Discourse

The closer you want to get to eradicating the menace of terrorism, the bigger this menace 
seems to get. After the attack in Peshawar, our leaders,  deliberated and deliberated. But this
piece is not about them and the solutions they might come up with. It is about the sociology of 
the mindset that either justifies or rationalises terrorism, or impedes tangible action against it. It is about the failure of the state and the society to come up with a narrative that can defeat the terrorists.
Terrorists of all hues — ISIS, [Daesh] Al Qaeda, Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan and its 
countless affiliates, Afghan Taliban and its affiliates. India-focused terror groups like
 Lashkar-e-Tayyaba and sectarian terror groups like Lashkar-e-Jhangvi — use two 
weapons: incredible hatred towards their victims and a narrative to convince and recruit
 new supporters to the cause. Keep Reading >>>>>>

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