Author Archives: Eamon Murphy

Eamon Murphy is Adjunct Professor in the newly formed Department of Social Sciences and International Affairs at Curtin University. His current research interest is terrorism in South Asia, and he has published books, journal articles and book chapters on aspects of terrorism in India and Pakistan, including his co-edited volume Contemporary State Terrorism: Theory and Practice ( Abingdon, Routledge, 2010). His latest book The Making of Terrorism in Pakistan has just been published in the prestigious Routledge Critical Terrorism Studies series.

Religion, Politics and Terrorism in Pakistan

During the 1950s, if one were to attempt to predict which of the new Muslim states that emerged during the 20th century would pose a major threat to global peace and security, Pakistan would be very much at the bottom of the list. Pakistan was then widely regarded as a beacon of moderation: a highly [...]

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