Author: Farooq SobhanEminent Contributors/Translator(s)/ Editors(s): Farooq SobhanPublisher: Academic Press and Publishers LibraryYear: 2011Language: EnglishPages: 159ISBN/UPC (if available): 9789840802289
The specter of terrorism has been haunting the relationship between Bangladesh and India for a long time. Bangladesh and India have faced a number of terrorist attacks with cross-border security implications in the face of the dramatic rise in terrorist activities in recent years. The prime target of the terrorists is to undermine the democratic institutions and secular culture of these two countries as well as to create severe hindrances in the process of economic development. Given the nature of threats emanating from terrorism, cooperation on combating terrorism between Bangladesh and India has become imperative. This volume has made sincere efforts in exploring the security perspectives of Bangladesh and India with the focus on terrorism. It has also attempted to understand the nature of the security issues concerning the two countries.This book will be invaluable to the students of history, political science, security studies and international relations. This volume will also generate insights for the policy makers and the other stakeholders who wish to understand the security perspectives of Bangladesh and India.
Contributors Foreword 1. Introduction by Mohammad Humayun Kabir 2. Security Perspectives of Bangladesh an Overview by Mohammad Humayun Kabir 3. Security Perspective of India Focus on Terrorism by Maj Gen (Retd) Afsir Karim 4. Understanding The Threats From Islamist Terrorism in Bangladesh by Shahab Enam Khan 5. Lashkar-E-Tayyeba’s ‘Long Way’ Against India – A Contextual Analysis by Wilson John 6. Support of Bangladesh Terrorist Organisation from External Sources by Maj Gen (Retd) Afsir Karim7. The Northeast Factor in Indo-Bangladesh Relations – the Security Dimension by Sreeradha Datta 8. Counter Terrorism Strategy of Bangladesh – National and International Dimensions by Abdur Rob Khan 9. Islamist Terrorism in South Asia – A Search for Regional Cooperation by Zohra Akhter