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Pakistan's Intensified Countermilitancy Push: Real Deal or False Hope

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After the terrorist attack on an army-run school in Peshawar in December 2014, Pakistan vowed to step up efforts to combat militancy, and to eliminate its policy of distinguishing between “good” and “bad” militants. Some observers, however, are skeptical that lasting progress will be made. More than three months later, what has been done? Has there been success? Why or why not? Pakistani journalist and security specialist Zahid Hussain will provide an evaluation of Pakistani’s countermilitancy efforts since last December.

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