How the world — and India — changed in the 20 years after 9/11

Synopsis: After the 9/11 attacks, geopolitics changed dramatically. Even democratic nation-states underwent a change to respond to non-state actors. Introduction It was September 11, 2001, when planes struck the twin towers of the USA. The attack on the superpower by non-state actors highlighted the new threats that states were forced to deal with in the… Continue reading How the world — and India — changed in the 20 years after 9/11

Terror didn’t win: 9/11 changed democratic countries in some unlovely ways. But democracies stayed on track

Synopsis: This article highlights how global democracies change after the 9/11 attack. Introduction A study from the Washington-based Centre for Strategic and International Studies estimated that the number of active terrorist groups was 67 in 2018, the most since 1980. A new study from the Costs of War project at Brown University calculates that the… Continue reading Terror didn’t win: 9/11 changed democratic countries in some unlovely ways. But democracies stayed on track