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Email Tweet – MANTRAYA DATABASE#02: 03 OCTOBER 2015 Timeline 2015: Islamic State and South Asia –  – 5 January – Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani expresses concern over the growth of the Islamic State and its possible impact in the country. 10 January – The Islamic State releases a video showing former Taliban commanders pledging allegiance to […]

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Email Tweet – MANTRAYA DATABASE#01: 28 SEPTEMBER 2015 Timeline 2014: Islamic State and South Asia – The timeline begins in May 2014, the month in which the first ever incident in South Asia relating to the Islamic State was reported.  – 23 May– Four young men from Mumbai identified as Areeb Majid, Aman Tandel, Fahad Shaikh and Saleem […]

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Email Tweet  MANTRAYA BRIEF#09: 15 AUGUST 2015 Maldives: Footprints of the Islamic State Surya Valliappan Krishna – Abstract Muslim majority Maldives is becoming a prime recruiting ground for the Islamic State. Over 200 Maldivians have joined the Islamic State. Political instability at home has allowed the Islamists to push their anti-democracy and pro-Islamist agenda. And […]

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Email Tweet – MANTRAYA SPECIAL REPORT#02: 16 JULY 2015 Islamic State’s Indian Brigade – Surya Valliappan Krishna & Bibhu Prasad Routray – Abstract Over the past year,  a number of Indians and people of Indian origin have been associated with the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. Mantraya.org profiles these individuals who have shared different […]

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Email Tweet – MANTRAYA ANALYSIS#03: 02 JULY 2015 Islamic State and the South Asian Caliphate Surya Valliappan Krishna – Abstract The argument that South Asia in general and India in particular would maintain its insularity from the Islamic State’s influence is delusional. The threat for India is real and could be far more lethal than […]

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