Faisal Devji

Faisal Devji is a University Reader in Modern South Asian History at Oxford University. He is the author of Landscapes of the Jihad: Militancy, Morality, Modernity (Cornell University Press, 2005) and The Terrorist in Search of Humanity: Militant Islam and Global Politics (Columbia University Press, 2008).

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Friday, December 12th, 2008

Attacking Mumbai

Whatever the global elements involved in these brutal events, from militant methods to media coverage, crucial is the fact that they were plugged into a local history of religious violence in Mumbai and elsewhere in the country, if only to scramble and so utterly transform this past.

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