EFFECTS OF TALIBANISATION ON Tribal areas (fata) of pakistan

      Tribal areas of Pakistan have always enjoyed a unique status of being semi autonomous territories. Though defiance of writ of the government has been the rule of the land, the inhabitant tribes have lived in overall peace and harmony with the rest of the country since independence. However, the ramifications of Afghan Jihad caused a transformation from tribalism to“Talibanization” which manifested itself in the events of post 9/11. Under the obtaining environment, there is a dire need to study the genesis of “Taliban” phenomenon, vested interests of our neighbors to nurture dissident elements thus posing threat to the security and sovereignty of Pakistan.
      Foregoing in view, carryout an in-depth study of the background of “Talibanization” with a view to recommending measures for eliminating the negative fallout on the tribal society and diverting the potential of its youth towards the developmental tasks.

Effects of talibanisation in fata


1. The period of the Taliban rule in Afghanistan has been a topic of heated dispute and controversy both inside and out of the Islamic religion.   Although most of the western world condemned the Taliban’s political agenda and military performance and although many Muslims perceived their policies as anti – Islamic, there were many Muslims who considered The Taliban’s administration as an embodiment of Islamic law and politics.   There is of course deep irony in the fact that the Taliban fought an Islamic government founded by The Mujahideen, known world – wide for their Islamic campaign (Jihad) against the so – called Soviet Infidels.   Indeed the Mujahideen had been praised and supported by a wide variety of sources ranging from the US to Shi’ite Iran and they were seen by many Muslims as representing the purest form of Islam – pursuers of Jihad and true defenders of the faith.   This view was not shared by The Taliban who...

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