2 Terrorism

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Introduction
Terrorism – definition
Types of terrorism
Causes of terrorism
Means of terrorism
Effects of terrorism
Terrorism in India
(a) Forms of terrorism in India
(b) Anti-terror laws in India
(c) Noted terrorist attacks in India
Steps to counter terrorism
Role of passive stakeholders

INTRODUCTION

Terrorism is the tactic of demanding the impossible and demanding it at gunpoint.

– Christopher Hitchens

The biggest epidemic today that tears the social fabric and peace apart is terrorism. Terrorism is very diverse; it spreads across different dimensions – political and religious, and in different levels – global and local. These diversity pockets form a ...

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