Remember Mumbai! - Europe must not appease the sponsorship of terrorism

Wolf, Siegfried O.

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On November 26, 2008, terrorists belonging to the Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) conducted coordinated terrorist attacks against multiple targets in Mumbai. The three-day carnage in India’s financial and economic centre, principal port city and second-most populous urban area in the country led to the killing of around 165 people and wounding of over 300 additional victims – in one of the most significant acts of international terrorism since 9/11. According to former intelligence officer and senior analyst Bruce Riedel, the Mumbai attacks (also known as 26/11) became ‘a milestone in global Jihad’, setting the ‘gold standard’ for terrorists assaults for the following decade. The 2013 Westgate-Mall attacks in the Kenyan capital Nairobi and the 2015 Paris massacre are just two horrific examples ‘modelled on Mumbai’. […]

Document type: Article
Publisher: South Asia Democratic Forum (SADF)
Place of Publication: Brussels
Date: 2021
Version: Secondary publication
Date Deposited: 13 Dec 2021 10:13
Faculties / Institutes: Miscellaneous > Individual person
DDC-classification: Religion
Political science
Military science
Controlled Keywords: Indien, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Terrorismus, Mumbai, Attentat
Uncontrolled Keywords: Indien, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Terrorismus, Jihad, Globalität, Unterstützung, Finanzierung, Netzwerke / India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, terrorism, jihad, globalism, support, funding, networks
Subject (classification): Politics
Religion and Philosophy
Countries/Regions: India
other countries
Series: Themen > SADF Comment
Volume: 222
Additional Information: DOI: 10.48251/SADF.ISSN.2406-5617.C222 (der Erstausgabe)