PAKISTAN’S POST 9/11 COERCIVE STRATEGIC MEASURES FOR NEUTRALIZING THE ISLAMIC INSURGENCY

Authors

  • Ramzan Shahid Department of Political Science and International Relations, University of Gujrat, Pakistan
  • Hafiz Abdul Basit Khan Sheikh Zayed Islamic Centre,University of the Punjab,Lahore,Pakistan
  • Arshad Munir Department of Islamic Studies, University of Gujrat, Pakistan

Abstract

After September 11, 2001 attacks on world trade center and Pentagon, United States administration left no options for Pakistan except to choose War against terrorism as a US partner. Pakistan took U-turn on its Afghan policy and once again became ally of United Sates in Global War on Terrorism. Pakistan provided full logistic, military and intelligence support to US led allied forces to initiate Global War on Terrorism in Afghanistan. President Musharraf took chance to eradicate Islamic Extremism, Militancy and intolerance in the country as well. He made practical efforts to eradicate Extremism, Militancy and to prove his unstrained cooperation to Untied States in war on terrorism as a front line ally. In that regard he started crackdown against militants and Islamic extremist elements escalating their influence within Pakistan. In reaction to these steps militancy and terrorism erupted across the country and Government had to take coercive measures to curb Islamic militants in FATA, Swat and all over the country.

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Published

2020-11-14

How to Cite

Shahid, R. ., Khan, H. A. B. ., & Munir, A. . (2020). PAKISTAN’S POST 9/11 COERCIVE STRATEGIC MEASURES FOR NEUTRALIZING THE ISLAMIC INSURGENCY . PalArch’s Journal of Archaeology of Egypt / Egyptology, 17(3), 1466-1483. Retrieved from http://mail.palarch.nl/index.php/jae/article/view/317