Tag Archives: Peshawar attack

Can govt’s parliamentary body save us from terrorism?

While noted defence experts have expressed scepticism over the government’s move to form a parliamentary committee for framing an anti-terrorism action plan, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has also expressed its reservations over the committee’s formation with PTI Vice Chairman Shah Mahmood Qureshi stating that the party chief Imran Khan had proposed the government forms an experts’ committee and not a parliamentary committee.

A Nation Rises, United!

Having all political parties on board for the fight against terrorism in the backdrop of the Peshawar massacre, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif did not hesitate Wednesday in eliminating the distinction between the “good Taliban” and “bad Taliban” and vowed to eliminate all the enemies of the country even if it meant chasing down Taliban in the Afghan territory.

COAS demands Fazlullah, warns Afghans of hot pursuit

During a daylong visit to Kabul on Wednesday, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif separately met Afghan President Dr Ashraf Ghani and International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) Commander General John F Campbell and sought immediate arrest and repatriation of banned Tehreek-e-Pakistan (TTP) chief Mullah Fazlullah, whose group had claimed the responsibility of slaying 132 minor students and 12 staffers of the Army Public School (APS), Warsak Road, Peshawar on Tuesday.