International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 4, Issue 1, Part C (2018)
Lal Masjid operation and the emergence of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP)
Following the attacks of 9/11 on the economic and military symbols of America, the global system underwent sweeping changes. This event not only changed world history, but also the global geopolitical landscape. For Pakistan, the international strategic landscape rapidly transformed its strategic concerns. Pakistan took a strategic turnaround vis-a-vis Taliban government in Afghanistan and joined the US-led Global War on Terrorism. The fallouts of this decision in the form of violence and terrorism as well as the downslide in the security scenario of the country could be witnessed for long. This paper is at attempt to highlight the factors behind the creation of TTP following the Lal Masjid Operation in Islamabad. It also looks into the nature of the security threat posed by the TTP in the country.
How to cite this article:
Muzamil Ahmad Dar. Lal Masjid operation and the emergence of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP). Int J Appl Res 2018;4(1):173-177.