Publications

Reemergence of TTP after Taliban takeover and its impact on Pakistan’s Security

Since 15th August 2021, when Taliban took over Kabul, the security situation started changing rapidly in Afghanistan, with its after effects being faced in Pakistan. The ongoing fight between the Islamic State’s Khorasan chapter (IS-K) and the Afghan Taliban in Afghanistan is having an impact on Pakistan’s security situation. IS-K announced a long-term war against […]
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PAKISTAN’S SECURITY – AN ANALYSIS

In the run-up to his general election win in 2018, Prime Minister Imran Khan vowed to protect Pakistan’s citizens by giving them access to timely justice and by providing them security. He promised to be better than other politicians and there have been some positive developments during his tenure. However, Pakistan’s security situation is influenced […]
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Is Pakistan’s Future in FATF’s Hands?

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) announced that countries should take the necessary steps to identify and mitigate Proliferation Financing (PF) risks by 2024. FATF Guidance on PF Risk Assessment (RA) and mitigation were finalized and published on June 29, 2021. The Guidance emphasizes the need for supervisors, financial institutions, and Designated Non-Financial Businesses and […]
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TTP, AQ, ISIS Nexus and Its Impact on Regional Security

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) is an umbrella organization of various religious militant groups located along the Pak-Afghan border area with a strong presence in the former tribal areas of Pakistan. It was founded in 2007 in North Waziristan of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Pakistan, under the leadership of Baitullah Mehsud, in response to Pakistan’s military operation against […]
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Serena Hotel Bomb Blast, Quetta

On 21 April 2021, a bomb exploded at Serena hotel, Quetta, the capital of Balochistan province. As a result, five people were killed, and 12 were wounded. Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed the responsibility of the attack with a message, “It was a suicide attack in which our suicide bomber used his explosives-filled car in the […]
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