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Fellow, @orfonline. Foreign policy, Middle East/West Asia, (Counter) Terrorism. Book: 'The ISIS Peril' (@penguinindia). Illegitimi non carborundum. 🎸 ⚽️ ☕️

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Important to understand the importance of the lone-wolf radicalised terrorist, written by @KabirTaneja and… https://t.co/92vz7TePCx
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5/28
2020
@siddharth3 I was thinking the same. It IS possible. The world is a lie.Love how swish and 'Tesla' #SpaceX cockpit is, compared to say the space shuttle of yesteryears. #LaunchAmerica https://t.co/TQN0eKzSHkDo not open. Not this year guys, not right now. No. https://t.co/SqCWQQj43iHow does this work in Washington? https://t.co/eTaoadqXEwVery interesting piece by @BokoWatch and @ColinPClarke on the battle between ISIS and Al Qaeda in western Africa... https://t.co/oeFq0cHrk0Goodness just invite him to mediate between Maharashtra coalition instead so he gets scared and doesn't do this eve… https://t.co/x9GmRbebOg @Bobin_James Ha, fair point. Although thankfully they usually prefer pineapple flavoured sodas... https://t.co/xv13lT2uQpIt is so hot in Delhi (46 degrees C +) that I heard an explosion like sound in my house, ran around to figure what… https://t.co/ESV1eQfdiO @d_extrovert Makes sense @AbhijnanRej Fair point, but I am sure near complete silence is also counter-productive at some level? @genesiaalves @Bobin_James ...its not like I am 21 man (also belated HBD!) @Bobin_James @genesiaalves He's already had a meltdown about it keep up Bobin...How the Taliban Outlasted a Superpower #longreads https://t.co/bjP8PdEOfc
5/27
2020
@Kumar_EconIneq I mean clearly it will take them time, that adrenaline cannot be replicatedJust watching Dortmund Vs Bayern Munich being played in an empty stadium, no spectators in the stands and fake crow… https://t.co/K91JZnZukVDuet. You have discovered a duet... https://t.co/KykYldoSfcYouTube has deleted every comment I ever made about the Wumao (五毛), an internet propaganda division of the Chinese… https://t.co/yg3D1OZkj4
Retweeted by Kabir TanejaI co-author with my colleague @PrithviIyer3 for Global Network on Extremism & Technology (@GNET_research) on the on… https://t.co/C6FXjiwBzd'AIIMS sanitation chief dies of #COVID19, never missed a day of duty' Heera Lal, remember the name Delhi... https://t.co/w7DW0LrKJS"Govt sources assess there are close to 10,000 soldiers of China's PLA on Indian territory" https://t.co/PsMZojLaP6"As a result of the downturn and the exodus of workers, remittances sent from the U.A.E. to India, Philippines and… https://t.co/YD2ttNgP9z
5/26
2020
This whole Dominic Cummings political crisis in UK is too British. Everyone is upset Cummings is not saying...sorry… https://t.co/mlGzkf3jZkFrom Kerala to Kabul prison: widow of Indian ISIS fighter tells her tale. By @RuchiKumar - https://t.co/iiYxTVC1FL @kashmirosint Difficult to say, ideology makes little sense considering AQ and IS actively fighting each other in N… https://t.co/jcG8hccYPsIt’s like if someone gives 5000 extra towards annual CTC these guys will just go... https://t.co/z0sORjdPqJKatahal samay... https://t.co/EPxPtrTmjfQatari C-17 planes operating flights for Turkey into the Libyan crisis. Turkey came to Qatar's aid during the Saudi… https://t.co/XRcYfXEd4JThe germs that transformed history. Interesting piece from Jared Diamond. https://t.co/3uTzMu8xNf
5/25
2020
It’s been great to watch Twitter folks moving away from being epidemiologists to GOSINT experts on India - China bo… https://t.co/14ToirmoWFThe @nytimes front page is quite something today... https://t.co/CjknmQBI9b
5/24
2020
Excellent read in @NewYorker on one of my favourite films... https://t.co/EWkyg7pyc1 @JeromeTaylor @TheOfficialA7X Ibanez?"For the first time since the Kargil intrusions of 1999, Indian territory is in the hands of foreign soldiers. Star… https://t.co/j1vJhjLkCaKolkata. https://t.co/P4OxFk24BT
Retweeted by Kabir Taneja'23-years ago, an Indian Air Force MiG 25 caused a sonic boom over Islamabad' Always an exciting story to revisit.… https://t.co/onoTvWlWqXThe exodus of expat workers from the Gulf "could result in the population declining by between 4% (in Saudi Arabia… https://t.co/GOA3BcKivA
5/23
2020
this is Sara Little Turnbull, she invented the n95 mask while working in the "gift wrap, ribbons & tape" division o… https://t.co/mvQMMeqpaq
Retweeted by Kabir TanejaOutside of South Asia, I find not many people know about the Sundarbans. So I'm going to do a basic thread about th… https://t.co/KfzFUUBAJW
Retweeted by Kabir TanejaApparently our reaction to the pandemic is just to see how many times we can loot our poor. https://t.co/Ap1qcypXLVApparent snap of Russia provided MiG 29s for UAE, Moscow backed Gen. Khalifa Haftar at the Al Jufrah air base in Li… https://t.co/NJln5jDNka @azelin Congrats and thanks Aaron! @vijaita Even plea deals that allow AQ aides to be deported into an 'outside' judicial/legal system is very rare. :)Find it fairly peculiar that US decided to deport Al Qaeda aide to India. Usually they'd move mountains to keep AQ… https://t.co/cYB5NVf6q3
5/22
2020
Next Pentagon report: water is wet, sky is blue... https://t.co/WUJp1LzHB5Waiting for airlines to charge 200 rupees extra for #SociallyDistantIsle and… https://t.co/0Zo5aWFY0YYou: Time to head to Instagram to look at inane cat videos and other utter nonsense to get away from inanities of t… https://t.co/KSdQsbJRjJI wonder if other Al Qaeda jihadists went "Ayman...press the mute button off! AYMAN!" https://t.co/goBujGQjyZInteresting piece by @Tmegrisi on how Turkey gained an upper hand in the Libyan war by thwarting UAE-backed Khalifa… https://t.co/u9KS1mBaqQRare access to documents shows how China pressurises foreign countries for secret extradition requests for Uighurs.… https://t.co/iNhVxM4999
5/21
2020
@Pushan3012 @tanoubi @shubhsoni Giving Shubh a haircut must really be a gruelling process of precision and expertise.I am reaching that place where I will let pretty much anyone give me a haircut, or just put a big bowl on my head a… https://t.co/tBEXWfMs0YSo trying to tweet @thomasjoscelyn article in @LongWarJournal titled 'The Islamic State's ideological campaign agai… https://t.co/HolxiUHrnxThe disinformation about COVID-19 has a point: make people doubt democracy. Good read from @haroro_ingram - https://t.co/YWXty4072JWell this is convenient... https://t.co/TUl4TC0h3gThe #COVID19 pandemic is creating some other histories as well. The first ever known (public) flight between the UA… https://t.co/hRCMmPOPvuThe Taliban's spokesperson Suhail Shaheen speaks to @the_hindu, and continues the bogey of not bringing their own v… https://t.co/cWimmcELuE
5/20
2020
This could've been the second of five C-130Js in IAF colours winging its way from Cambridge to Hindon. Offered for… https://t.co/Rh5Fayh8sr
Retweeted by Kabir TanejaSuperb work from colleagues here led by @SangeetSJain and @oommen analysing the state of the states over two months… https://t.co/iNf6sBaDoDThis is excellent public and academic service... https://t.co/gJRFx8lPBp#mustread https://t.co/8tztm0LByY
Retweeted by Kabir TanejaMY CATS HAVE NO CHILL 😹😹 @DorisBigornia https://t.co/nJr3ZCedbG
Retweeted by Kabir TanejaHehe the Taliban now sends rejoinders to Indian media reports... https://t.co/qj0xMDaJpt
5/19
2020
@DinaHussein Thanks Dina, hope you're keeping safe!Is it just me who cannot listen to podcasts with full concentration unless in a car or running. Home doesn't work. 🤷‍♂️The Twilight of the Iranian Revolution. "For decades, Ayatollah Khamenei has professed enmity with America. Now his… https://t.co/GENYwfVy9n @PaliwalAvi Dammit this came out 20 mins after I published a pieceMy latest for @orfonline on the question of whether India should engage with the Taliban in Afghanistan... https://t.co/tQnt9Z2lHl @siddharth3 Traditional air wing yes (also a naval wing), ISIS had a drones wing (which many do now).Israel finally gets a government after 3 back-to-back no-result elections and 500 days of no government... https://t.co/m00gi841BgWhat a photo! Reminder that as far as militancy goes the Prabhakaran-led LTTE is still a benchmark model. Yes, more… https://t.co/s6LdtdRWJh @narayani_basu Ah got it. Quite amazing how crap comms have been from get go.
5/18
2020
Amelia Earhart writing to the NYT publisher in 1932 requesting that the paper stop referring to her as her wife’s h… https://t.co/kKnokwyzjS
Retweeted by Kabir Taneja @siddharth3 TrueThe guy who’s studied at Indian military school in Dehradun is quoted in Radio Pakistan saying Delhi’s role has bee… https://t.co/4fQUHd8xl3Couple of episodes into #PataalLok on @PrimeVideoIN and what an engrossing watch! Great storyline till now and Jaid… https://t.co/FNhnDRWKngWhat a video from the time Iran transformed in 1979. The people didn't know what was coming... https://t.co/8TPVIuE4UU @Airtel_Presence Hello...this is my sixth complaint in 4 weeks. No speed on broadband...speed test shows 0.78 mbps.… https://t.co/duTiVTH4sY
5/17
2020
Fascinating read on how our behavioural changes forced by the #COVID19 pandemic has confused AI machine learning sy… https://t.co/dQD0zBwn4s @juhipande This is too much work ffs @raffpantucci Check out the podcast. Its great! @HT_Ed @livemint @sidin Its still one of my top stories I have ever done. Not to forget one of your readers of this… https://t.co/pC3f6GPZrsReminds me, I wrote this feature for @livemint back in 2016 on how Indira Gandhi 'invaded' Antarctica during the ru… https://t.co/3JGDMzUZ6KThis is a fascinating piece on how the geo-political battlefield for power in the post #COVID19 world may affect...… https://t.co/0DQZTiBU86It’s amazing where all Iran has shopped for Shiite fighters for Syria. Ties between Shia militias in Iran and Pakis… https://t.co/9kE4yjEvtQIt’s like watching Nickelodeon, but with nukes... https://t.co/HSlr5U2w7H
5/16
2020
What is the speculated future of ISIS and Al-Qaeda in the post-COVID world? In case you missed it, here's the compl… https://t.co/W0ceJKDDMi
Retweeted by Kabir Taneja @Airtel_Presence this is my around 5th complaint to you about abhorrent Internet speed in as many weeks. First thin… https://t.co/eFvq3Exeju"For the chief of Indian Army, poor drafting can no longer be an excuse as his statements reflect upon India’s reso… https://t.co/2RAaz30gBsExcellent, and slightly apocalyptic set of photos here. Stay safe Mumbai... 'India's Maximum City Engulfed by Coro… https://t.co/8cjw56Y2FK @juhipande they’re the best! Lay’s is like saw dust in comparison @juhipande YES! I am going to re-watch it again tomorrow with jal jeera on the rocks and Uncle Chips. (I have run out of booze)
5/15
2020
Great reminder of how insanely brilliant this move is... ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’: The Oral History of a Modern Actio… https://t.co/wbi6mX7ZLUVideo of the discussion few days ago on my book 'The ISIS Peril: The World's Most Feared Terror Group and its Shado… https://t.co/K0T35jPt9OHow Kerala's rock star health minister helped save it from Covid-19 https://t.co/ZJ4o7oGwwoA very good and extensive report by @CSIS on Russia's war in Syria. Good timing as well, considering the increasing… https://t.co/7cdNqy5Tob @kushanmitra Fair point. @kushanmitra Well, technically, none of us are.Despite the terrible hardships, these people have more empathy than most of us in the middle class... https://t.co/apx0IyNKdF
5/14
2020
@juhipande Ok now I’m confused... https://t.co/4luK5qFS0l
5/13
2020

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