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India - US relations


Revival Of India-US ICT Working Group: Significance For India – Analysis

By Raul Jain* The India-U.S. ICT Working Group (WG) met in Washington D.C. on January 14-15, 2015 after a long gap since its establishment in 2005. A welcomed development, the WG provides an institutional platform to bring forth and discuss ICT related issues and developments. Given that both the U.S. and India have many common […]

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ISIS Gets Kicked Off Twitter: Will They Evolve Or Devolve On The Internet? – OpEd

By Clint Watts* Thousands of ISIS member Twitter accounts have been shutdown over the past two weeks by Twitter. The implications are apparently dire for ISIS.  While they continued to recreate accounts to re-establish their audiences in social media, some members of ISIS and their supporters posted death threats against Twitter employees including co-founder Jack Dorsey. “Your virtual […]

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Online Radicalisation And The Specter Of Extremist Violence In India – Analysis

The arrest of Mehdi Masroor Biswas is indeed a curious case. For several months, the 24-year-old engineer working as a manufacturing executive with a multinational firm in Bengaluru was handling the pro-jihad tweeter account “@ShamiWitness” that supposedly had become a source of incitement and information for the new recruits of the Islamic State (IS). Biswas, […]