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The Diplomat: "Controversial Indian Salafist a Litmus Test for Malaysia on Counterterrorism"

December 11, 2017

Controversial Indian preacher Zakir Naik is vowing to fight an extradition request sent to Malaysia regarding terrorism-related charges.

India’s National Investigation Agency (NIA) has filed terrorism charges against Naik accusing him of influencing Indian Muslims to join the Islamic State (ISIS). It also declared his Mumbai-based NGO, the Islamic Research Foundation (IRF), an unlawful organization.

ONE INDIA: BRICS declaration on Pak terror: What happens at the summit remains at the summit

September 05, 2017

The BRICS declaration recognised several terror groups including Pakistan sponsored ones such as the Lashkar-e-Tayiba and Jaish-e-Mohammad as potential threats. It was an interesting development since China probably for the first time identified the threat posed by Pakistan based groups.

Hindustan Times: For India, Jaish chief Masood Azhar bigger threat than Hafiz Saeed

February 14, 2017

For India, Jaish chief Masood Azhar bigger threat than Hafiz Saeed

Jaish­e­Mohammed chief Masood Azhar keeps a low profile unlike Mumbai serial blasts mastermind Hafiz Saeed and has escaped being banned, with China’s help.
INDIA Updated: Feb 14, 2017 17:16 IST

Rezaul H Laskar 
New Delhi, Hindustan Times

Reuters: "Bangladesh's missing militant link: the threat from abroad"

When Bangladeshi authorities last month released the names of 261 men who have gone missing from their families, in an attempt to find militants hidden in this country of 160 million people, at the very end of the list was "Jilani alias Abu Zidal".
He was not in Bangladesh. The young man, an engineering school dropout, travelled to Syria last year to fight for Islamic State. In April, IS announced he was blown to bits during battle by a 23-millimeter gun, the sort used to shoot down aircraft.