Pakistan Made a Compelling Case That India Is a State Sponsor of Terrorism
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Pakistan Made a Compelling Case That India Is a State Sponsor of Terrorism

Pakistan released a detailed dossier during a press conference on Saturday strongly making the case that India is a state sponsor of terrorism whose intelligence services have weaponized this phenomenon as part of the proxy war that they’re fighting with respect to the UNSC-recognized international Kashmir dispute and against the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), with…

Global Watchdog Takes Saudi Arabia to Task for Lax Anti-Terrorism Finance Measures
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Global Watchdog Takes Saudi Arabia to Task for Lax Anti-Terrorism Finance Measures

A Financial Action Task Force (FATF) report criticizing Saudi Arabia’s anti-money laundering and terrorism finance measures puts the kingdom on the spot 17 years after the 9/11 attacks and casts a shadow over its diplomatic and economic boycott of Qatar on the grounds that the Gulf state supports militants. In a nod to the kingdom,…

Pakistan’s “Greylisting” as a Terror Sponsor Should be a Catalyst for Intensified Relations with China, Russia and Iran
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Pakistan’s “Greylisting” as a Terror Sponsor Should be a Catalyst for Intensified Relations with China, Russia and Iran

Pakistan’s war on terrorism: A misunderstood history  At an international level, Pakistan’s role in fighting terrorism continues to be not only misunderstood but totally misrepresented. As a perennial victim of both terrorist spillover from the instability of neighbouring Afghanistan and provocations on its soil orchestrated by foreign intelligence agencies including India’s RAW, Pakistan has been…

Shooting Oneself in One’s Own Foot: Pakistan’s Failed Effort to Evade Terrorism Finance Listing
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Shooting Oneself in One’s Own Foot: Pakistan’s Failed Effort to Evade Terrorism Finance Listing

The Pakistani government’s removal of a virulently anti-Shiite militant from its terrorism list at the very moment that an international money laundering and terrorism finance watchdog was deciding to put the country on a watchlist highlights Pakistan’s struggle to come to grips with militancy. The decision by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) that was…