The claim that “Our way of life is better than yours” is an important one for without it, the hegemonic subjugation of the colonized–so vital to the good health of the imperium–would be unattainable.Read More
About the Author
Arko Dasgupta is a postgraduate student in Conflict Analysis and Peacebuilding at the Nelson Mandela Centre for Peace and Conflict Resolution, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India.
If one studies the Naxal conflict in India and has modest knowledge of international humanitarian law, one can make a broad conclusion–for all intents and purposes, the Naxal Movement more or less qualifies as an NIAC.Read More
Discipline and loyalty to the state are virtues and to show dissent is to err. Minor faults may be pardoned, but if it reflects poorly on the state and the party involved is seen as a challenger to the status quo, he is disposed of.Read More