Terrorism

Analysis Brief

Terrorism Concerns on U.S.-India Agenda

Author: Jayshree Bajoria

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton pledged to press Pakistan on terrorism and tried to ease New Delhi's worries over Afghanistan on her visit to India this week. But a deteriorating U.S.-Pakistan relationship decreases Washington's ability to influence Islamabad on terrorism issues, say experts.

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Analysis Brief

A Blow to al-Qaeda

Author: Deborah Jerome

The death of al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in a U.S. operation in Pakistan marks a triumph for the United States, although the lasting impact on the U.S.-led "war on terror" is uncertain.

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Analysis Brief

Growing Terrorism Threat, Postmarked Yemen

Author: Deborah Jerome

The latest terrorism threat to emerge from Yemen, involving foiled package bombs, points to the continuing danger of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula to the United States and the difficulties in defeating it.

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Analysis Brief

Pakistan's Muddled War

Author: Jayshree Bajoria

Militancy has been spreading inside Pakistan. Experts say Pakistani authorities lack an effective strategy to battle the militants, raising deep concerns on the Afghan war front and beyond.

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Analysis Brief

A Pakistan Connection?

Author: Jayshree Bajoria

India-Pakistan tensions rise as New Delhi accuses Pakistan of involvement in last week's Mumbai attacks. Experts fear this might threaten regional stability, and make it difficult to stabilize Afghanistan.

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