It would be unique if the political wing of a militant group were to be registered with the ECP.
Muhammad Amir Rana
Without reassessing internal security challenges, external challenges cannot be countered.
An examination of why post-Islamist movements are unable to transform into populist social movements
Different groups seek power and legitimacy through developing their own moral orders.
TERRORIST groups often play a game of bluff to mislead the security agencies and confuse the public. In what has now...
Afghanistan is a test case for China as it assumes a bigger role in resolving regional disputes.
The IS is a manifestation of the intellectual bankruptcy of the Muslim ruling elites.
The ideological challenge posed by extremists is far too complex to be dealt with through fatwas alone.
Success requires consensus amongst us and cooperation with our neighbours.
It is clear that the state lacks a clear, comprehensive deradicalisation policy.
Straightening out over a century of confusion around the Salafist movement
People are becoming more sensitive about their religious and sectarian identity.
How can a party rebrand its image and completely disconnect with its past?
Most analysts agree that a heightened level of extremism has become the new normal in society.
Terrorists consider the police as protectors of the power elites.
No counterterrorism strategy can work without civilian and military collaboration.
How should the state neutralise groups that once served a strategic purpose?
Our social and political elite has to grow out of its obsession with ‘South Asianness’.
A flawed threat perception does not distinguish between a religious scholar and a sectarian leader.
Tracking the rise of the militant group that holds parts of the Middle East hostage