• Post Incident Blaming: A Flawed Strategy.

    -N.Elahi The terror attack on Bacha Khan University, Charsadda, has once again deflated our claims of having defeated the terrorists and insurgents in tribal areas and elsewhere in Pakistan. Earlier, in 2015, in addition to at least fifteen suicide attacks and a number of small scale terror attacks in urban centres, Safoora carnage and Badaber […]

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  • AUDIT OF OPERATION ZARB-E- AZB: PROBLEMS AND WAYFORWARD

    By N.Elahi- Operation Zarb-e-Azb is the twenty second mentionable military operation against the insurgents and terrorists in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA). It was unleashed on 15th June 2014 with a serious intent to annihilate the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan TTP and its affiliates, which held large swaths of FATA. US drone campaign was already taking care […]

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  • Countering Terrorism with a Strategy

    By N. Elahi After a brief lull in the streak of terrorist activities the hydra of terrorism has once again raised its ugly head in Pakistan.  Besides many other recent terrorist incidents, the most glaring were the massacre of 43 Ismailis in Karachi on 13th May and of 20 Hazaras in MastungBalochistan on 29th May […]

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  • TERROR THREAT TO MULTINATIONALS

    N.Elahi– In wake of the ghastly massacre of 146 school children, including teachers, at the Army Public School, Peshawar, the government responded well to the public clarion for action against the terrorists. To begin with moratorium on death sentence was removed and more than twenty-six convicted terrorists languishing in the jails were sent to gallows […]

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  • Mending Mullah, Masjid & Madrasah

    By N.Elahi- Last week police and rangers raided a number of madrasahs in Khairpur and rounded up their students and teachers. But all were freed after brief questioning. The raids were stated to be part of the National Action Plan (NAP) to restrain religious extremism leading to terrorism in the country. Government has directed madrasahs to get […]

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  • TERRORISM IN VOGUE

    By N. Elahi The Indian Defence Minister Manohar made a startling statement three days ago that ‘terrorists are needed to be used to neutralise terrorists’. Pakistan considered it a clear ‘terrorist threat’ to Pakistan as the Prime Minister’s Advisor on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz termed it a confessional statement by the most important member of […]

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