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Pakistan Looks to Leverage SCO for Regional Support on Counterterrorism

Pakistan Looks to Leverage SCO for Regional Support on Counterterrorism

By Umair Jamal
The SCO summit provided Pakistan with an opportunity to bring its concerns to a forum that includes its neighbors, key allies, and adversaries, such as China, Russia, and India.

In Balochistan, Families Demand Answers for Forced Disappearances

In Balochistan, Families Demand Answers for Forced Disappearances

By Somaiyah Hafeez
In a growing protest movement, family members are drawing attention to the long-standing issue of abductions in Balochistan.
Pakistan’s New Afghan Policy: Another Disaster in the Making?

Pakistan’s New Afghan Policy: Another Disaster in the Making?

By Abdul Basit
Angry with the Taliban regime for not helping it against the TTP, the Pakistani government is lashing out at Afghan refugees.

Pakistan’s Outdated Counter­terrorism Framework Requires Major Revamp

Pakistan’s Outdated Counter­terrorism Framework Requires Major Revamp

By Abdul Basit
Talks with the TTP, for example, allowed some factions to return to Pakistan and gain legitimacy as well.

TTP Unfazed by Pakistan’s New Multidimensional Counterterrorism Strategy 

TTP Unfazed by Pakistan’s New Multidimensional Counterterrorism Strategy 

By Harsh Behere
Despite a new counterterrorism push announced in April, the Pakistani Taliban continue to extend their reach. 

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A Dangerous Game: Pakistan’s Ruling Class Plays Politics as Terrorism Brews

A Dangerous Game: Pakistan’s Ruling Class Plays Politics as Terrorism Brews

By Ali Malik
It is time for Pakistan’s political and military establishment to wake up and reconcile with the fact that they can’t negotiate their way to peace.

The Twin Factors Behind Pakistan’s Growing TTP Problem

The Twin Factors Behind Pakistan’s Growing TTP Problem

By Hamael Kashif and Hamza Basharat
Yes, the Afghan Taliban’s victory emboldened the TTP. But Islamabad also missed its chance to deal the group a decisive blow.
Frankenstein’s Monster: The Growing TTP Threat in Pakistan

Frankenstein’s Monster: The Growing TTP Threat in Pakistan

By Muhammad Akbar Notezai
The latest wave of terrorism in Pakistan represents decades of policy choices coming home to roost.

US Help Won’t Solve Pakistan’s Terrorism Problems

US Help Won’t Solve Pakistan’s Terrorism Problems

By Riaz Khokhar
So long as Pakistan lacks the political will to root out terrorism on its western borderlands, international efforts would be in vain.

As TTP Attacks Mount, Pakistan Runs out of Patience With Afghan Taliban

As TTP Attacks Mount, Pakistan Runs out of Patience With Afghan Taliban

By Umair Jamal
Pakistani commandos killed 25 TTP militants in an operation to rescue hostages at a counterterrorism center in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Pakistan Targets a Resurgent TTP as Uncertainty Looms in Afghanistan

Pakistan Targets a Resurgent TTP as Uncertainty Looms in Afghanistan

By Umair Jamal
The withdrawal of U.S. troops raises questions about Pakistan’s ability to target TTP militants in Afghanistan.
On the Taliban, Pakistan, and Islamic State: An Interview With the Former TTP Spokesman

On the Taliban, Pakistan, and Islamic State: An Interview With the Former TTP Spokesman

By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid
In an ironic twist, Ehsanullah Ehsan is championing human rights after fleeing Pakistan.

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