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Conflict and Security

Terrorism and Counter Terrorism in South and Southeast Asia

An abundance of post-9/11 studies and commentaries has examined regional terrorist organizations and appropriate law enforcement strategies to combat them. However, there has been a dearth of research on broader sets of issues, such as the socio-economic sources of discontent that may have major implications for understanding and countering terrorism.

This project has a two pronged approach to the research on terrorism.

The study seeks to highlight regional perspectives on terrorism and counter-terrorism in South and Southeast Asia, drawing primarily on experts from the region. It seeks to contribute to the ongoing international debate on terrorism, as well as to a growing discussion on the relevance of the UN in Asia.

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