Pakistan’s government adopted an ambitious National Action Plan to counter terrorism. Aside from poor implementation, the plan remains bedeviled by the powerful military’s selective counterterrorism approach, which targets hostile militant groups, like the Pakistani Taliban, but employs others, including the Afghan Taliban, to assert its own influence over Kabul and limit what it sees as Indian interference in Afghanistan.
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Research Article| February 01 2016
Pakistan in 2015: Fighting Terror, Pakistan Army Style
Asian Survey (2016) 56 (1): 216–224.
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Aqil Shah; Pakistan in 2015: Fighting Terror, Pakistan Army Style. Asian Survey 1 February 2016; 56 (1): 216–224. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2016.56.1.216
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