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Beyond North Waziristan: Pakistan Needs a National Security Strategy

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20140808 ikram sehgal_presentation

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  2. 2. 2 2 Shewa Spinwam Miran shah Datta khel Dosalli Mir ali Ghariom Razmak Shawal Thal Bannu Wana ADMINISTRATIVE STRUCTURE North Waziristan Agency – 10 Tehsils Established - 1892 Agency HQ - Miranshah Tehsils - 10 Area - 4,707 Sq Km Population - 0.4 Mn (1998 census) in actual fact over a million IDPs Climate - Normal / Cold Border - 180 Km Literacy - Male 27 % Female 2 % Head of Agency - Political Agent Khassadars - 3303 Levies - 900
  3. 3. 3 Dosalli Mir Ali G Khan Gardai Kaka Ziarat Dadam Isha Dabbar Trig Ht Alwara Gharlami Alwara Mandi Razmak Spinwam Qamar Miran Shah Datta Khel Jhaller Ghariom 3 Gorvek Major Tribes 60% 35% 5% Utmanzai Wazir Dawar Mehsud Utman Zai Wazir Dawar Mehsud Utman Zai Wazir Khajuri DEMOGRAPHY
  4. 4. 4 BACKGROUND Total Incidents Total Killed 20 195 Major terrorist incidents since initiation of dialogue process 29 JANUARY – 31 JULY 2014
  5. 5. 5 CONCENTRATION OF TERRORISTS • TTP and its various chapters • Foreign fighters of all kinds
  6. 6. 6 • Last Stronghold of TTP • Centre of gravity of TTP • Hub of terrorist activities all across Pakistan • Housed various terrorist groups/entities including foreign fighters WHY OPERATION IN NORTH WAZIRISTAN AGENCY
  7. 7. 7 • Public opinion in Pakistan is united with regard to Operation “Zarb-e-Azb” • Security situation in cleared areas of FATA is largely under control. Operation is progressing successfully • Strong measures have been taken by the government across Pakistan to guard against any blow back SECURITY ENVIRONMENT
  8. 8. 8 • Operation Zarb-e-Azb is a major step towards end of terrorism in Pakistan. It aims at: ‒ Destroying havens and hideouts of terrorists ‒ Eliminating terrorists of all hue and colour ‒ Restoring the writ of government ‒ Shaping the environment for sustainable development THE END STATE
  9. 9. 9 • Stage-1; Strangulation of NWA • Stage-2. Clearance of NWA (In progress) • Stage-3: Rebuilding • Stage-4: Transfer of area to civil administration STAGES OF OPERATION
  10. 10. 10 • Army troops • FC KPK troops • Khasadars • Levies • Intelligence agencies • PAF PARTICIPATING TROOPS
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  12. 12. 12 • Terrorists - 570 killed • Terrorists surrendered - 19 • Hideouts destroyed - 98 • LEAs  Shaheed - 34  Injured - 18 CASUALTIES 15 June – 31 July 2014
  13. 13. 13 IDPs • Army Engineer Division has been tasked to assist civil administration for IDPs at Bannu and D.I Khan • 6 ration distribution points have been established for IDPs • 3 at Bannu • 2 at D.I Khan • 1 at Tank • At relief points food items, medical care and cash amount as announced by Federal Government distributed by the concerned civil agency among IDPs • A field medical hospital by Army medical corps is established at Bannu to provide medical relief

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