Tag Archives: Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan

Terrorism: Pakistan Needs Homeland Security Command

In the aftermath of massacre at a Peshawar school, one analyst suggests Pakistan must establish a single dedicated and effective single command and control mechanism. Internal security forces protecting strategic assets and countering terrorism, he suggests, must come under a “Homeland Security Command”. 

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Pakistan’s War and Peace Conundrum

The March 3 Islamabad attack highlights the fact that the TTP (Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan, the umbrella organization of extremists fighting the Pakistani state) either, viz (1) has no control over most of its 30 plus factions (and certainly not on the 60 or so ones criminally inclined but existing under the cover name of TTP), or worse (2) is deliberately ignoring …

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