08 December 2008

Lashkar-e-Tayyaba - Recent bibligography

In the wake of the November 26-28 terror attacks on Mumbai, there have been some excellent news accounts, most of them, actually, in the non-Indian press, about the Lashkar-e-Tayyaba, the group Indian investigators say was responsible for the incident.

Ayesha Nasir and Praveen Menon, "The making of a terrorist, The National, Abu Dhabi (December 8, 2008)

Geeta Anand, Matthew Rosenberg, Siobhan Gorman and Susan Schmidt, "Alleged Terrorist Group Steers Young Men to Fight", Wall Street Journal, December 8, 2008

Eric Schmittt, Mark Mazzetti and Jane Perlez, "Pakistan’s Spies Aided Group Tied to Mumbai Siege", New York Times, December 8, 2008.

Patrick Cockburn, "Schooling of a mountain jihadist: Former Lashkar-e-Toiba militants in Lahore tell Patrick Cockburn how students are indoctrinated by a 'charity'", The Independent, December 6, 2008.


Manjunath Singe said...

Sir, I am not able to access the links. Could you please check if you have linked to the desired destination? I see that all the three links have been targeted to the url: "http://www.blogger.com/post-create.g?blogID=13437119" which are leading nowhere :)

Siddharth Varadarajan said...


shameer said...

I have the same problem Manjunath Singe has. Your links don't lead me anywhere. Will you please verify them

Daschile said...

The links work, dude.
Refresh your browser, perhaps, since Vardarajan rectified earlier mistake with url.

Anonymous said...

To add to Sid's list -
Steve Coll who has written some excellent books on Bin Laden's history has written a recent piece in New Yorker on LeT based on his personal travels in PoK