Fragile Frontiers: The Secret History of Mumbai Terror by Saroj Kumar Rath

By Saroj Kumar Rath

Critical questions stay unanswered at the occasions of the cold-blooded and devastating terror assaults in Mumbai on 26 November 2008. Investigative and introspective, this booklet deals a lucid and photo account of the ill-fated day and lines the altering dynamics of terror in South Asia.

Using new insights, it explores South Asia’s local dynamics of antagonism, the ever present problem to the frontiers of India, Pakistan and the terrorism query, the strife in Afghanistan and the self-serving selective US ‘war on terror’. this may be a fascinating learn for these drawn to defence, defense and strategic reviews, politics, diplomacy, peace and clash stories, and South Asian reports in addition to the overall reader.

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