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Reforms in FATA: A Pragmatic Proposition or a Slippery Slope?

The Draconian Frontier Crime Regulation used to administer the Federally Administered Tribal Areas is credited with the rise of militancy in Pakistan’s tribal heartland. Islamabad is fast losing time to bring sweeping administrative and political reforms in a region that many naively believe infected the rest of the country with extremism.

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