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Thursday, December 13, 2018 | Today's Paper

Battling for hearts and minds

By Tufail Ahmed

December 6, 2018 – 2:09 am

The insurgents are fueling their movements with the covert soft and hard support extracted from the inhabitants of insurgency-hit surrounding regions. It has become critically necessary to identify and address the root causes of ongoing insurgency, which is persistent beyond one decade, and which has disturbed social norms of the region aside from causing harm to the state of Pakistan. Therefore, it is indispensably required to be countered only in the arena out of battlegrounds.