Effective CT requires input from legislators.
Militant groups have benefited from IMU’s strength.
Assistance to victims requires close coordination.
Police reforms require public support.
Extremism & terrorism do not know geographical boundaries.
Our geostrategic location makes CT further complicated.
Mothers can be the first line of defence.
More resources do not guarantee good policing.
Police strategy is transiting from the use of force.
The real test is to transition from fighting to governance mode.
CVE is a long-term, but critical, endeavour.
The situation of Pakhtuns today raises many questions.
Since 2001, Pakistan has banned 79 groups including 27 sectarian and 19 sub-nationalist ethnic groups.
Did we capitalise on our opportunities?
To cater to the needs of women, public safety funds must be used to improve police stations.
To invest in policing is to invest in peace.
A ‘blue wall of silence’ facilitates misconduct...
How has terrorism evolved in 2020?
Transparency increases public confidence.
Extremists know how to appeal to their target audience.