It is evident that China and Pakistan are in a quid pro quo agreement over dreaded Islamic terrorists, which safeguards their mutual interests at the cost of millions of lives and global peace. China does not want to harm these terrorist groups and expects these groups not to harm Chinese interests, especially in Xinjiang. China […]
Even before the fall of Kabul to Taliban last year, India was covertly engaging with several factions of Taliban in order to safeguard its critical assets in Afghanistan. Taliban sees India as a major ally in achieving its intended objectives, as India has had historical, social and cultural ties with Afghanistan dating back to millennia. […]
A new report from the United Nations Security Council says that foreign terrorist organisations continue to enjoy safe haven under the new Taliban regime. The report adds that these terrorist groups are in consolidation mode and not likely to launch major attacks outside Afghanistan before 2023. This may be due to financial constraints and political […]
Observers believe that these moves by Pakistan to arrest the leaders of Islamic terror organisations operating from its soil are aimed at the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) review later this month and in February.
In October 2020, the FATF had found Pakistan deficient in implementing several action items regarding terror financing from its soil.
The sudden move by Pakistan to arrest the leaders of terror organisations is seen as a measure to placate the FATF.