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Trends in Terrorism and Implications for Global Security
15 May 2015
IPCS-KAS International Conference:
Trends in Terrorism and Implications for Global Security
15-16 May 2015, New Delhi

 
INAUGURAL SESSION

Dr. Mallika Joseph, H.E. Salman Khurshid, Dr. Lars Peter Schmidt, 
Dr. Matthias Rößler & Maj. Gen. (Retd.) Dipankar Banerjee

SESSION I

Trends in Global Terrorism

Chairperson 
Dr. Sanjaya Baru 
Director for Geo-Economics and Strategy, IISS

Speakers 
Mr. Praveen Swami, Dr. Matthias Rößler, Amb. K C Singh & Dr. Rafik Sayfulin

Issues in Focus

Shia-Sunni Contestation, Rise of ISIS & Sectarian Turmoil in Gulf, West Asia 
& Beyond, by Amb. K C Singh, former Indian Diplomat and Strategic Affairs Expert

Global Challenges for National Security, by Dr. Matthias Rößler, President, Legislative Assembly, the Free State of Saxony

The Second Sunrise of the Indian Jihadists: The Islamic State, al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent, & Self-Motivating Cells, by Mr. Praveen Swami, National Editor, Strategic and International Affairs, The Indian Express

Terrorist Networks in Central Asia, by Dr. Rafik Sayfulin, Independent Political Scientist, Uzbekistan

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SESSION II

Challenges to Global Security

Chairperson 
Dr. Shanthie Mariet D'Souza 
President and Founder, Mantraya

Speakers 
Mr. Rustam Bahodirovich, Dr. Ajai Sahni, & Lt. Gen. (Retd.) Ata Hasnain

Issues in Focus

The Evolving Threat of Islamist Terrorism in South Asia, by Dr. Ajai Sahni, Executive Director, Institute for Conflict Management

Extremism & Separatism in Central Asia, by Mr. Makhmudov Rustam Bahodirovich, Independent Political Analyst, Uzbekistan

Is a Counter-movement Against Global Terrorism Possible?, by Lt. Gen. (Retd.) Ata Hasnain, former GOC, 15 Corps, Srinagar

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MODERATORS

Maj. Gen. (Retd.) Dipankar Banerjee, Co-founder & Mentor, IPCS

Dr. Mallika Joseph, Director, IPCS

Dr. Lars Peter Schmidt, Resident Representative to India, KAS

Dr. Thomas Kunze, Head, Regional Programme, KAS Central Asia
 
 
 

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