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Responding to terrorism in South Asia.


Responding to terrorism in South Asia.

Ed. by S.D. Muni.



542 pages




The 14 chapters presented by Muni (South Asian studies, Jawaharlal Nehru U., India) explore the evolution of state responses to terrorism (as seen from the state perspective) in South Asia. Individual national case studies are presented for India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, and Bhutan. Comparative regional perspectives are explored in chapters that address such issues as the role of civil societies, consequences of the anti-terror strategies pursued, the role of third parties, general regional anti-terror strategies, and the political economy of terrorism. Also included is a data paper presenting information on the identity and range of terrorist organizations, national anti-terror legislation, and relevant international treaties and UN Security Council resolutions. Distributed in the US by South Asia Books.

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Date:Feb 1, 2007
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