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Dealing with transnational hybrid terrorist threats

1) Consider stepping outside the Realist perspective of the problem. This is difficult because we are dealing with ‘an enemy’ whose language is realist-guns, bombs, be-headings. Any further hegemonic realist responses will intensify and escalate the conflict. Appeasement also escalates. … Continue reading

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Pakistan fighting for survival?

Pakistani Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani has said that his country is “fighting for its survival” in the conflict with the fundamentalist Taliban elements in the northern Swat Valley. The crisis is starting to reach highly alarming proportions, with 15,000 … Continue reading

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