- Insurgency and terrorism in Asia: Dissent articulation gone wrong? Exploring theoretical questions.
- Counter terrorism Instruments: Negotiations, Financial Pressure or Targeted killings, Limits and advantages
- Once world's most dangerous place: India's CT practices in Kashmir
- Pakistan's Tehreek-e-Taliban problem and the CT policies
- Insurgent Peace-making: A new approach to ending the war Afghanistan?
- Uighur Nationalism and China's CT policies
- Sri Lanka and the LTTE: End of an insurgency
- Nepal: How Maoist insurgency ended
- Force or Development: India and the Left-wing extremism challenge
- The de-radicalisation experience: Examples from Indonesia and Singapore
- Human Rights and Counter terrorism: Is a balance attainable?
- Counterterrorism Cooperation in Asia: What works best? Bilateral or Multilateral?
- Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
- Study guide
- Resources and Links
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Asia's experience with terrorism has been protracted. While the Malay Communist insurgency ended with the British COIN campaign, the LTTE in Sri Lanka was vanquished after a full-blown military attack and the Maoist insurgency in Nepal terminated with a political settlement. But several armed extremist movements continue. The al Qaeda and the Islamic State have added new complexities to states' quest to end such extremist movements. This subject provides a comparative analysis into the counter-terrorism policies and practices in Asia.
- Assignment 1 - 1500 words written essay (30%)
- Assignment 2 - 1500 words written essay (30%)
- Assignment 3 - Written final invigilated exam (40%)
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