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Author archive for Kabir Taneja

  • Nov062023

    A Revival of Online Terror Propaganda Ecosystems in Afghanistan and Pakistan

    Introduction Two years following the Taliban’s return to power in Kabul, the now prevailing ecosystem of the so-called Islamic Emirate…

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  • Dec202022

    How the Taliban is Building New Grey Areas for Global Tech to Address

    Introduction It has been more than a year since horrifying images of the botched US withdrawal from Afghanistan emerged. The…

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  • Jun282022

    Al Qaeda, Islamic State, and Targeted Online Propaganda Around India’s Domestic Political Discourse

    Some recent comments made by party functionaries of the ruling Bharaitya Janata Party (BJP) of India on Prophet Mohammed led…

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  • Aug162021

    From ‘Night Letters’ to the Internet: Propaganda, the Taliban and the Afghanistan Crisis

    The fast-unfolding crisis in Afghanistan, spearheaded by the Taliban’s territorial juggernaut and the fall of Kabul, also became a significant…

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  • Jun012021

    Choosing Offline: Why India’s ‘Other’ Insurgencies Have not Gone Digital

    While majority of the debates in and around online extremism and radicalisation in India over the recent past have revolved…

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  • Apr212021

    Koo: India’s Latest Local Social Media Platform

    Social media has greatly reconfigured the relationship between the state and its people, especially by becoming the primary avenue through…

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  • Feb242021

    The Social Media Anatomy of New Radical Groups in Kashmir

    In December 2020, a new militant group called the “United Liberation Front (ULF)” operating in Jammu & Kashmir made its…

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  • Jan122021

    Intersection of Social Media, Foreign Policy and Extreme Narratives: An Example from India

    In 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic spread across the world and states struggled to contain the economic fallout of shutting…

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  • Dec082020

    The Sudden Rise of Indian Tech Platforms: Are they Prepared for the Challenge of Online Extremism?

    The recent political crisis between India and China precipitated by the clashes on the disputed border between the two states…

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  • Nov022020

    From ShamiWitness to QMap: The Movement of ‘One’ in Online Radicalisation

    The development of the right-wing conspiracy ecosystem known as QAnon in and around the US elections has been witnessed with…

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