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9/11 reminds the democratic world of an ongoing threat
9/11 reminds the democratic world of an ongoing threat

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D.C. PATHAK

The horrendous attack on the Twin Towers at New York eighteen years ago by a band of Al Qaeda terrorists sent out on a suicide mission in the name of Jehad, remains a reference point for the international community even today in evaluating the threat that Islamic radicals continue to pose for all democratic nations. While the US no doubt is engaged in reevaluating the scenario following the failure of the year-long negotiations its representative Zalmay Khalizad had with Taliban on Afghanistan, the threat of this new terror rooted in Islamic fundamentalism is on top of the national security agenda, particularly for India.

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Update: 11-September-2019

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