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Sharp escalation – Newspaper – DAWN.COM

OUR danger is an clear and present: militancy on rise and things can get worse before they get better.

According to statistics published by the Pakistan Institute for Conflict and Security Studies April: 24% up in militant attacks compared to the previous month. There were 34 such attacks. in April with a death losses of 55. At least 25 people were injured. There were 26 attacks in March, but the number of victims is significantly higher — 77 dead and 288 wounded – mostly on Account of devastating suicide bombing at a Shia mosque in Peshawar on fourth day of the month claimed by the Islamic State groupHead of Khorasan.

Frequency of attacks in March was twice that in February, indicating a rapidly deteriorating security scenario. Majority of violence took place in tribal areas, parts of which have become hotbeds of militancy once again and then the rest of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and then Balochistan.

Edition: Demonstration of hardness

second coming of Afghan Taliban last year had negative consequences on Pakistan security landscape. The fact gunmen of the whole band seems to have grown bolder success of rebel force in driving out the world’s only superpower.

There is an eerie symbiotic relationship between new mode capture of Kabul and rise in militancy in this country. year 2021 has marked highest amount of militant attacks in Pakistan after successive decline of six years – with in maximum going on in August, the same month that the Afghan Taliban took over power next a door.

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This is soon became clear that contrary to their promises international communityKabul new rulers were not going to take any action against banned TPP or any other violent extremist outfit for in this matter who take refuge on their soil. This was partly because they feared that such actions might drive some of their ranks towards other militant factions. But the situation also introduced the Afghan Taliban with ability to pay off TTP for giving them a safe harbor in the former Fata when they fled from US troops invading Afghanistan. At best, they were ready to facilitate negotiations between their ideological brothers.in-guns and the Pakistani state.

After failure of short-lived truce that came as a resultTTP did not watch back. Pakistan needs to neutralize emerging threats on its western flank without delay.

Published in Dawn, May 9, 2022

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