A suicide bomber killed at least 100 people inside a mosque in Peshawar on January 30. Soon after the attack, the TTP announced that its breakaway faction, Jamaat-ul-Ahrar (JuA), which has links with al-Qaeda, especially its slain leader, Ayman al-Zawahiri, had led the attack. Writing in the Long War Journal American, counter-terrorism expert Bill Roggio, […] The post Pakistan’s Counterterrorism Policy Is Simply Not Working. It Needs A Major Rethink appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.
Miftah Ismail is one of the key figures of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), a leading politician and an economic wizard of the country who knows his job and has never shied away from calling a spade a spade. He is a true democrat and patriot for whom the national interest comes first. He served as […] The post IMF Best Insurance Against Default: Miftah Ismail Exclusive With TFT appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.
The scourge of terrorism has returned with a vengeance, a stark reminder of the tenuous security foundations over which the edifice of our national security is erected. According to Italian extremist ideologue Carlo Piscane, an act of terrorism is “propaganda by deed”. The worst deed in this violent propaganda has today taken more than 95 […] The post Peshawar Suicide Attack Calls For Review Of Afghan Policy & Bolstering Counterterrorism Capabilities appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.