The War on Terror is a term commonly applied to an international military campaign led by the United States and the United Kingdom with the support of other NATO as well as non-NATO countries. Originally, the campaign was waged against al-Qaeda and other militant organizations with the purpose of eliminating them. The phrase 'War on Terror' was first used by US President George W. Bush and other high-ranking US officials to denote a global military, political, legal and ideological struggle against organizations designated as terrorist and regimes that were accused of having a connection to them or providing them with support or were perceived, or presented as posing a threat to the US and its allies in general. It was typically used with a particular focus on militant Islamists and al-Qaeda. Although the term is not officially used by the administration of US President Barack Obama ...
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on Apr 06, 2013 , 01:56 pm
Kashmir: red stain on white-snow !!! where lies the solution ???
I am having sleepless nights ever since the deadly news of terror threats broke out last week. The fear of the unknown is the worst form of fear and that’s bothering me to no end. I am a young working professional living in Delhi and I get extremely bothered with news of such terror threats to our city. Why can’t India learn something from USA, I wonder. Ever since 9/11, USA is yet to witness another massive terror strike in their homeland. The security got beefed up after 9/11, their in more »
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on Mar 25, 2013 , 04:47 pm
Is India prepared to tackle a terrorist attack?
Last week, there was a grave threat in Delhi by the Hizbul Mujahideen chief which was thankfully averted by Delhi cops. These terrorists were planning to go on a rampant shooting spree in two of Delhi's most upscale malls. So if such a gruesome act more »
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on Mar 14, 2013 , 10:10 pm
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on Mar 13, 2013 , 04:20 pm
Suicide attackers kill in Srinagar
Srinagar, India (CNN) -- Militants killed five Indian officers at a police training camp in Indian-controlled Kashmir province on Wednesday, police said.It was the first attack in the city of Srinagar in at least three years, CNN's sister network IBN reported.It comes a month after the execution in India of a militant from Kashmir, who led an attack on the nation's parliament in 2001, killing nine people.Since Mohammed Afzal Guru was executed, his supporters in Srinagar have demanded the return more »