The 2008 Mumbai terror attacks: (re-)constructing Indian (counter-)terrorism

  title={The 2008 Mumbai terror attacks: (re-)constructing Indian (counter-)terrorism},
  author={{\AA}shild Kol{\aa}s},
  journal={Critical Studies on Terrorism},
  pages={83 - 98}
  • Å. Kolås
  • Published 23 April 2010
  • Political Science
  • Critical Studies on Terrorism
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