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Suicide bombings, vandalized Buddhist artifacts, a return to Sharia law… Recent events in South Asia bear a striking resemblance to the Arabic Peninsula – with two alarming twists. These developments are particularly worrying as South Asia has traditionally followed a more tolerant path of Islam. Over the past decades, Muslims in the Maldives, Pakistan and… » read more

Jihad spreads east

Territorial dispute has all but faded into the history of the Western hemisphere, but a new affliction has taken its place: international terrorism. Defense policy has not seen such a shift in focus since the fall of the Iron Curtain. The war on terror has pitted Western troops against an unprecedented enemy. One that knows… » read more