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TIGAH: A Journal of Peace and Development (Volume: V, June 2014)

  The latest issue of TIGAH is an attempt to explore factors leading to this unrest and seek ways and means; how to tackle the menace of rising terrorism in the region. The journal discusses the implications of US policy in Afghanistan and the resulting worsening state of law and order in the tribal belt of Pakistan. While raising questions over legality of US drone attacks, the issue explains how it b ...

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Security Report Third Quarter 2014

  In the past three months, from July to September 2014, the security situation of FATA remained disturbed. During the third quarter of 2014, a total of 91 terrorism‐related incidents were recorded that caused 628 deaths and another 94 fatal injuries. The most volatile agency was North Waziristan Agency, followed by Khyber and Bajaur agencies. Orakzai, Mohmand, Kurram and South Waziristan agencies too ...

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Security Report Second Quarter 2014

  In the outgoing quarter covering April to June 2014, 129 incidents of terrorism with varying degrees were recorded across FATA's seven agencies, killing 652 and injuring 249. One of the key trends in the last three months was target killing, mostly in Khyber Agency, North Waziristan and Bajaur Agency. In Khyber Agency alone, 18 incidents of target killing claimed 21 lives and injured 9 people. Anothe ...

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Security Report First Quarter 2014

  Federally Administered Tribal Areas were found deeply unsettled during the last three months, January to March, of the current year as shock-waves of terrorism sent ripples across all seven agencies. The level of impact however varied from agency to agency. Those agencies, Khyber, Kurram, SWA, where peace was established in previous quarters after undergoing military offensives were again found drown ...

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Local Government in FATA: Past Failure, Current Challenges and Future Prospects

  It is widely believed that poor governance create an enabling environment for radicalization and extremist behavior. This was well experienced in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) where lack of representative government created a space for militant outfits and international terrorist organizations. Due to the absence of formal representative governance structure, the authorities that lac ...

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