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Revisiting the Terrorism Discourse

The paradigm of the war on terror has erroneously and deliberately subsumed all forms of local, national and violent movements under the category of "global terrorism".

I t is necessary to re-examine the discourse on terrorism and counterterrorism especially in the context of the struggles for self-determination and justice in south Asia. The discourse since 11 September 2001 has been dened by the United States, which had declared and pursued a war on terror since the incidents that day.

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