Paul Kapur, PhDAffiliate
Why Pakistan's strategy of supporting militant groups is now backfiringCISAC in the news: International Security on July 12, 2012
CISAC Affiliate Paul Kapur and Indiana University's Sumit Ganguly explain the complex relationship between militant groups and Pakistani security. They outline why supporting militant groups has worked as a strategy for Pakistan since its founding, but why this strategy has become a trap for weak states.
Kapur warns weak Indian counterterrorism efforts could spark international conflictCISAC in the news: Washington Post on May 1, 2012
Affiliate Paul Kapur stressed the need for reform of India's counterterrorism measures in the Washington Post: "The next big terror attack may be even more provocative than the ones in Mumbai and may lead to international conflict."
CISAC Op-ed: San Francisco Chronicle on December 15, 2008
As evidence emerges that the gunmen who caused the carnage in Mumbai were operatives of the Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba, one question reverberates: Was the Pakistani government responsible for the Mumbai terror attacks? Read more »
India unveils security overhaulCISAC in the news: Bridges TV on December 12, 2008
Paul Kapur is interviewed on Bridges TV about the massive overhaul of India's security and intelligence agencies in the wake of last month's Mumbai attacks. Bridges TV is a Dish network that aims to create people-to-people understanding between North America and the Middle East & South Asia.
CISAC in the news: The Christian Science Monitor on December 11, 2008
CISAC's Paul Kapur is quoted in this article about Pakistan's agreement Tuesday to ban Jamaat-ud-Dawa -- a charity considered a front for the militant group tied to the Mumbai attacks -- if the United Nations requests it. Read more »