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Monday, May 22, 2017

India      Four militants, three soldiers killed in Jammu and Kashmir
India      Seven TPC cadres killed in factional fighting in Jharkhand
Pakistan      Two Policemen killed in an attack on Police Mobile van in Karachi
India      NDFB-IKS militant killed in Assam
India      Two bombs exploded in Manipur
Pakistan      Iran fires mortar shells into Pakistani side of the border in Balochistan
India      Maoists abduct two villagers in Odisha
Bangladesh      Five suspected militants arrested in Narsingdi District
India      Three Maoists arrested by SFs in Bihar
India      BSF arrested two suspected Khalistani terrorists near India-Pakistan border
India      SFs arrests two Maoist sympathisers in Madhya Pradesh
India      Two NSCN-K militants arrested in Nagaland
India      Police arrests two Maoist couriers in Telangana
India      ULFA-I militant arrested along the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh inter-state boundary
India      Around 300 people from Myanmar flee to Mizoram after militant's threat
India      NIA interrogates separatist leaders for second day in Jammu and Kashmir
India      AADHAAR registration begins at Bru camps in Tripura
Bangladesh      Prime Minister calls for concerted global initiative to block supply lines of weapons and money to terrorists to ensure effectiveness of anti-militancy campaign
Sri Lanka      President pledges to launch full scale special investigation into allegations of disappeared persons held in certain detention camps
Nepal      Government is working to ratify statute amendment bill, says Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal
India      Maoists use humans as shield, says senior security adviser K. Vijay Kumar
India      India is a victim of terror too, US President Donald Trump stated

The SOUTH ASIA TERRORISM PORTAL is a project rooted in a deep conviction that the rising scourge of terrorism is a threat not only to this region, but to all humanity. Terrorism is a method that recognises no limits of law and knows no constraints of morality, of honour, of human compassion, or even of the minimal rules of warfare. Crucially, it transcends all international boundaries, and returns to consume the very systems and societies that create, support and sponsor it, even as it destroys those who tolerate or succumb to it.

For some years now, a part of the political and intellectual world has been seduced by the improbable idea of a clash of civilisations, of a final determination of the superiority of one culture, ideology or Faith over all others. And terrorist violence is sometimes seen as a legitimate instrument in this final, millennial, struggle by those who are absolutely convinced that their vision of the world is the only one possible. But no nation, culture or civilisation can conceivably benefit from terrorism. This is the pitiless enemy of every nation state in the world, of all cultures and of civilisation itself.

Terrorism, moreover, is not the problem of its victim societies alone. Its impact reverberates across the globe. A victory for terrorism anywhere in the world is a victory for terrorism everywhere.

This is why this evil must be fought collectively, by all nations, all cultures and all civilisations. When we speak of defeating terrorism, we do not speak of the right or wrong of a specific ideology or Faith, or of any nation's claims in a particular dispute. We speak only of the rejection of an extraordinarily inhuman and barbaric method of warfare as an instrument of resolution.

The global community must now come together to arm and defend itself against the random and indiscriminate violence of the rising tide of terror. But this, alone, will not suffice. Arms and force are necessary, if we are not to succumb. But the eventual victory against terrorism will be secured in the minds of men.

Therein lies the significance of the Internet. Like terrorism, it transcends international borders; unlike terrorism, however, it creates and communicates the possibilities of a greater understanding of the diversity of mankind, of the resolution of disputes and differences without violence, of the hopes and dreams of all of humanity living in peace.

It has often been said that, if you wish to change the world, you must first accept and understand it as it is. The SOUTH ASIA TERRORISM PORTAL is an endeavour to achieve such an understanding of the world of terror.

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