Pakistan’s Outdated Counterterrorism Framework Requires Major Revamp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.
Did Pakistan Really Benefit From the Taliban Takeover in Afghanistan?
By Mohammad Shoaib Haidary and Amir Husein Haidary
The country celebrated the Taliban’s return to power on August 15, 2021. Two years later, has it seen any benefits?
IS Claims Responsibility for Bombing at an Election Rally in Pakistan
By Anwarullah Khan and Riaz Khan
The attack targeted a Pakistani party that has close ties with the Afghan and Pakistani Taliban.
Suicide Car Bomber Hits Checkpoint in Northwest Pakistan, Second Attack in 2 Days
By Siraj Dawar
Ten people were killed in two separate attacks in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, a traditional stronghold of the Pakistani Taliban.
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.
Pakistan’s Army Chief Calls for Cooperation in Tackling TTP
By Umair Jamal
The country's political parties are using the rising terrorist attacks in the country to score points against each other.
Suicide Bomber Kills 28, Wounds 150 at Mosque in Northwest Pakistan
By Riaz Khan
The mosque is located in a police compound in a high-security zone in Peshawar.
The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan Is Back. Washington Should Take Note.
By Harris Samad
The circumstances are dangerously ripe for a destabilizing element to shift the strategic balance in South Asia, with global consequences.
Afghanistan, Pakistan Argue Over Cross-border Terrorism Accusations
By Catherine Putz
The TTP has called for attacks on Pakistani leaders while the Taliban in Kabul push back against Pakistani accusations of Afghanistan harboring terrorists.
Pakistani Taliban Overpower Guards, Seize Police Center
By Riaz Khan and Munir Ahmed
In addition to taking around ten policemen hostage, the militants have snatched weapons and taken control of the facility in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
US Sanctions Leaders of Anti-Pakistan Terrorist Groups
By Associated Press
The State Department added four leaders of TTP and al-Qaida in the Indian Subcontinent to its list of "Specially Designated Global Terrorists."
Pakistan Taliban Ends Ceasefire With Govt, Vows New Attacks
By Munir Ahmed
The announcement came a day before General Asim Munir takes charge as army chief.