Author: V D ChopraEditor: V D ChopraPublisher: Gyan Publishing HouseYear: 2002Language: EnglishPages: 324ISBN/UPC (if available): 812120805X
This book brings into sharp focus how global terrorism has developed into a pyramid with various layers. To demolish this pyramid it is not enough to look at its hard surface of terrorism actions including human bombs.Since the September 11, 2001 strikes on world Trade Centre in New York and subsequent tragic events in India-attacks on Jammu and Kashmir Assembly, on Indian Parliament (13th December) and growing trend to cross-border terrorism, the threat to international peace and stability, of South Asia inn particular has assumed a dangerous proportion. In this volume nearly two dozen intellectuals and experts have contributed papers on rise of global terrorism- its strategic, geopolitical, socio-economic and ideological roots. The hard surface needs to be demolished. Let us not make any bones about it. However, from the ling-term point of view socio-economic, political and ideological roots of this have to be destroyed. The requires a determined political will. This is the main them of this book.