Explained: Political binaries that came to inform Indian politics after 9/11
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Explained: Political binaries that came to inform Indian politics after 9/11

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September 14, 2021

One hundred and seventeen Indian nationals or persons of Indian origin were killed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. In the years that followed, the long shadow of the attacks touched the lives of a very large number of people in this country, and left a prominent signature on its domestic politics.


New Delhi, 14 September 2021

As per news report of The Indian Express, The 9/11 attacks lent global credibility to the concerns long expressed by India about cross-border (transnational) terror. The attacks made it easier for the Indian state to jettison the remnants of its Cold War mindset, and to be unapologetic about moving closer to the US. Internally, the political fault lines that emerged as part of the complex social consequences of the attacks have continued to shape Indian politics in direct and indirect ways.

Source - indianexpress.com

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