Tag Archives: Hafiz Gul Bahadur

Peace Management Through Warlords

The relentless bombing on Al Qaeda-linked foreign militants’ bases in North Waziristan by Pakistan’s military is unfolding a new militant alignments, forcing Punjabi, Uzbek, Uighur Chinese, and Arab Al Qaeda militants to search for new safe havens in the regions bordering the eastern Afghan province of Kunar. The biggest problem with the new realignment is Pakistan’s continued dependence on regional warlords for peace management.

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Digital Jihad: How Militants Use Social Media for Messaging

As militant groups increasingly use social networking platforms to reach out to bigger audiences and shape media coverage of their actions, their drive to create sympathizers remains as relevant to them as their traditional objective to kill or destroy the enemy. Hardly media shy, the late Pakistan Taliban leader Hakeemullah Mehsud had met journalists in the tribal areas to broadcast …

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