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Getting the Pakistani Counter-Terrorism Paradigm Right

Evolving from Tactics to Strategy Despite daily reports of tens of miscreants eliminated and militant hideouts destroyed, Pakistan stands at an all too familiar point: reeling from a spate of country-wide terrorist bombings as those in-charge re-read the scripted statements of making those responsible pay while the political blame game […]

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Countering Terrorism through Military Courts

Countering Terrorism through Military Courts

Few days ago, the Pakistani law makers of major political parties agreed on two years’ extension of military courts, after deliberation for more than a month amidst blaring by media analysts and civil society activists. After the notorious attack at APS Peshawar on December 16, 2014, the National Action Plan […]

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Quetta Commission Report and Counter Terrorism Measures

Quetta Commission Report and Counter Terrorism Measures

The recent Quetta Inquiry Commission Report raised some valid questions related to the management of security apparatus and counter-terrorism within the measures. The report, however, was quickly politicized with the Interior Minister being chastised for inadequacies. Unfortunately, the real crux of the matter that should have been discussed by the […]

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Terrorism: Dichotomy of Narratives – Part 1

Every nation encounters a turning point in their history, which at times becomes its defining moment. The rise and fall of nations are defined by the decisions they take at critical junctures. In the past 15 years, since the start of the US led, Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan, Pakistan […]

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HYDERABAD, PAKISTAN, NOV 24: Sunni Tehreek (ST) leader, Sarwat Ejaz Qadri talks with 
Journalists during a ceremony held in Hyderabad on Thursday, November 24, 2011. 
(Aftab Ahmed/PPI Images).

Profile of Sunni Tehreek

Briefs, Domestic, Muslim Militancy, Research Brief, Terrorism September 16, 2016 at 10:00 am 0 comments

The Sunni Tehreek (ST) is a Sunni religio-organization of Pakistan. The party follows the Barelvi school of thought. The organization was formed in 1990 to prevent what the ST describes as ‘the capturing of the mosques and madrassas of the Barelvi school of thought’ by Deobandi and Ahl-e-Hadith groups. The […]

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Quetta:  Caught in the Crosshairs of Militancy

Quetta: Caught in the Crosshairs of Militancy

Quetta rocked by the mass attack on the Lawyer community has been targeted by various groups over the years. The most recent attack is the latest in a series carried out by non state actors and foreign intelligence since 2010. CSCR has formulated a RB analyzing the attack, time-line of […]

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Bacha Khan University Attack: Time for a Regional Action Plan

Bacha Khan University Attack: Time for a Regional Action Plan

The year of 2016 has started with an ominous note for the nation of Pakistan. While the previous year was filled with euphoria of the end of terrorism marked by the decrease in militant activity, the New Year has seen a rise in militant violence. The most prominent has been […]

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From the Sword to the Scalpel: Pakistan’s Campaign Against Militancy

From the Sword to the Scalpel: Pakistan’s Campaign Against Militancy

Domestic, Muslim Militancy May 7, 2015 at 9:12 pm 0 comments

A bomb blast in the interior of Sindh traumatized the beleaguered nation of Pakistan. Already the horrifying attack on school children by TTP militants in Peshawar on December 16, 2014 had sent shockwaves throughout the world. Recently the Pakistani fight against the TTP made serious headway with Pakistan getting custody […]

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