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Sunday, 16 October 2011

References & further readings.

Chapter-1: US Counter Terrorism Strategy in Indian Perspective.

“Celebrating bin Laden’s killing” by Petula Dvorak (Washington Post, 02/05/2011)
Department of Homeland Security’s official website. (
Central Bureau of Investigations’ (CBI) official website.(
“Finally, govt clears central terror agency, tougher laws.” (Times of India, 16/12/2008)
“If US can after 9/11, Why cant India after 26/11?” by V.Balachandran. (Times of India, 15/07/2011)
“Mumbai Attacks: Failure of commands” (The Hindu, 22/01/2010)
“The Joint Terrorism Task Force-A concept that works.” by Robert.A.Martin.(
“IB ex chief’s gangster friend arrested.” (Times of India, 11/07/2005)
NCTC plan back in focus after Mumbai blasts. (Times of India, 22/07/2011)
“A New Architecture for India’s Security.”-P.Chidambaram (
Interview of ex NSG chief J.K.Dutta by Harinder Baweja.(Tehelka magazine, 20/06/2009)
“Terror on TV or Terror by TV?” by Rashmi Sehgal (
Official website of Federal Bureau of Information. (
“Times Square arrest raises US security questions.” by Tony Karon, 05/05/2010. 
Times Square bomber gets life sentence. Warns of more attacks.”Geraldine (Seattle Times, 05/10/10)
“Faisal Shahzad: violent, fanatic or unhappy home owner?” by Charles Lane. (Washington Post, 06/05/2010.)
Official website of United States Marshals Service. (
Zaveri Bazar and Gateway blast verdict. (DNA, 26/07/2009)
“It is crucial to win confidence of witnesses.” (Hindustan Times, 24/01/2011.)
PATRIOT ACT-American Civil Liberties Union. (
“FBI chief urges renewal of PATRIOT Act measures.”(Washington Post, 26/03/2009)
Battle looms over Patriot Act. (New York Times, 19/09/2009)
US Congress passes extension of PATRIOT Act wiretap provision. (Business Week, 27/05/2100)
“Black Friday: the true story of Bombay bomb blasts.” by Hussain Zaidi.(Published in 2002)
“Its good bye to POTA” (, 18/09/2004)
Whu Mumbai burnt & Bhiwandi didn’t? (Marathi) by Suresh Khopade ( October 2010, Sneh Prakashan)
Death for 3 in 2003 Mumbai blasts case. (The Hindu, 07/08/2009)
Official website of John Jay College, Center on Terrorism. (
“Borders open, criminals walk to Nepal” by R.N.Sinha (The Telegraph, 23-03-2010)
Pakistan’s export of Indian fake currency via Nepal (, 19/11/2010)
5 Indians held in Nepal for trafficking, arms smuggling.( Deccan Herald, 04/10/2010.)
The easy way to arms & Violence. (, 26/01/2008)
Dawood’s man in Nepal. (Outlook, 15/06/1998)
“The Kathamandu Connection” by Bhavana Vij & Ritu Sarin(Indian Express, 17/02/199)
Bengal link in Masjid, Mumbai train blasts. (Times of India, 21/05/2007)
“The Terror.The Threat.The Twist.” By Rana Ayyub (30/07/2011.
“The integration of Canada & USA” by Dana Gabriel. (06/02/2011,
Latin America in global economy: Running faster to stay in place.” by Gereffi, Gary, Hempel, Lynn. (
Clinton says US feeds Mexico drug trade.” (New York Times, 25/03/2009)
“US to step up battle against drug trafficking along Mexican border.” (Washington Post, 25/03/2009)
Canada major player in illegal drug trdae.” (24/06/2009,
Total/Terrorism Awareness Office: Is it truly dead? (Electronic Frontier Foundation,
“Chief takes over agency to thwart attacks on US” by Mark Off, John (The New York Times, 13/02/2002)
Official website of Information Awareness Office (
“Rs 100 crore for unique identification project.” (The Hindu, 19/02/2009)
Aaadhar takes off: PM, Sonia launch UID in tribal area (Indian Express, 29/09/2010)
Attack on American Center in Kolkata (23/01/2002, The Hindu)
“How we found pearl buried in 10 pieces” –Musharaf’s Memoirs. (26/09/2006, The Sunday Times)
“Marriott Marine mystery” (The Saudi Gazzette)
Mumbai attacks American victims want Headley to depose. (23-08-11, Deccan Herald)

Chapter-2: Mumbai Attacks: 59 Hours of Death.
(This chapter is largely based on author’s own experiences while covering the Mumbai attacks.)
Interview of ex NSG chief J.K.Dutta by Harinder Baweja.(Tehelka magazine, 20/06/2009)
Attacks draw worldwide condemnation. (The Guardian, 28/11/2008)
Mumbai Attack: Timeline of how the terror unfolded: (27/11/2008, Daily Mirror, UK)
NSG ends reign of terror at Nariman. (29/11/2008, Times of India)
Karambir Kang has kept away from his family suite on Taj’s sixth floor. (
Case closed, the criminal is stress. ( 17/05/2008, DNA)
26/11: Mumbai Fire Fighters: the Unsung Heroes. (18/11/2009, Indian Express)
Gunning for each other. (13/04/2003, Mid Day)
Media introspects on its voverage of 26/11 attacks. (
Jaago Mumbai Jaagao (26/12/2008, Mid Day)
CM under fire over Varma’s Taj visit. (01/12/2008, Times of India)
Are politicians suffering from foot in mouth syndrome? (04/12/2008, Indian Express)
2 Patil heads rolled after 26/11. (10/11/2009, Indian Express.)
Gafoor shifted, Sivanandhan new Mumbai police chief. (13/06/2009, Indian Express)

Chapter-3: Mohammed Afroz: A pilot, a terrorist & a politician.

“The curious case of Mohammed Afroz.”  by Praveen Swamy. (13/04/2002, The Frontline)
Who advised to drop POTO charge against Afroz? (27/03/2002, Mid Day)
Police, not I charged Afroz under POTO-Nikam (28/03/2002, Mid Day)
Mohammed Afroz finally gets taste of freedom. (10/04/2002, Times of India)
The model prisoner who thrives on yoga. (28/03/2002, Indian Express)
Give and Take(17/10/2004, Indian Express)
Mumbai Police chief going on leave raises eyebrows. (

Chapter-4: Underworld & Terrorism: A Deadly Handshake.

Order of Hon.Tada court in the case of 12 March 1993 Mumbai Bomb Blast case.
Black Friday by Hussain Zaidi.(2002)
India not like US to launch Abottabad type operation-Singh. (13/05/2011, Tribune)
Old aide of Bhatkal held for 02-03 blasts. (11/05/2004)
Pune Blast: Bhatkal brothers emerge as prime suspects. (15/02/2010)
“The arrest of Aftab Ansari” by Praveen Swami. (16/03/02,  Frontline)
Aftab Ansari’s death sentence stayed. (25/05/2010, Times of India)
A canary in the cage. (25/02/2002, Outlook)
Mumbai blasts: Cops to now focus on bike thieves. (29/07/2011, Times of India)
ATS arrests 2 Indian Mujahideen members. (13/07/2011, Sakaal Times)
17 blasts rock Ahmedabad (27/07/2008, Hindustan Times)
Mumbai Encounter specialist: The story so far. (13/01/2010,
Key is the fear; How encounters struck fear in gangster’ hearts. (13/07/2011, DNA)
D.Sivanandhan to be new police chief of Mumbai. (14/06/2009, Mumbai Mirror)
Urban Cowboys( 06/01/2003, Time Magazine)
Maximum City: Bombay lost & found” by Suketu Mehta(Published in 2004)

Chapter-5: Counter Terrorism & Media.

Media introspects on its voverage of 26/11 attacks. (
Interview of ex NSG chief J.K.Dutta by Harinder Baweja.(Tehelka magazine, 20/06/2009)
Journalist who spoke to 26/11 attackers depose. (05/11/2009,
Managing editor of a news channel deposes in 26/11 trial.(
26/11: Photographers evidence. (12/03/2010, The Hindu)
Mumbai blasts: Some personal reflections by Parful Ketkar. (
NBA imposes rules for news channels on terror coverage. (18/12/2008,
Mumbai court restrains media over cctv footage of blasts. (19/07/2011, The Hindu)
Hunt for IM media cell member. (23/12/2010, Indian Express)

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