Understanding the Appeal of the Taliban in Pakistan

Syed Manzar Abbas Zaidi
2010 Journal of Strategic Security  
This article briefly explores the economics of the "Talibanization" of Pakistan within descriptive and contextual paradigms, while attempting to find a best solution to counter rising militancy in the context of realities facing the population on the ground. One such solution is the National Pakistani Counter Terrorism and Extremism Strategy (NACTES), designed to curb Taliban financing in Pakistan. The strategy is being drafted by National Counter Terrorism Authority (NACTA), the nascent
more » ... the nascent homeland security coordination body set up by the state as the primary public organ entrusted with counterterrorism, counterextremism, and de-radicalization efforts of the state.
doi:10.5038/1944-0472.3.3.1 fatcat:i32p72vukba2vmdj5jeg5cvxwe