Christine Fair Archive

The Huffington Post: Why Deobandi Militants of Pakistan Used the Jaish-e-Mohammad to Attack an Indian Airbase:   Most analysts contend that the recent Jaish-e-Mohammad attack on an Indian military base in Pathankot was primarily aimed to derail a nascent peace process between India and Pakistan following Prime Prime Minister Narenda Modi’s surprise visit to Lahore,
The ‘drone papers’ do not reflect all drone programs, especially in Pakistan – C. Christine Fair:   Recently, The Intercept announced that it had “obtained a cache of secret documents detailing the inner workings of the U.S. military’s assassination program in Afghanistan, Yemen and Somalia.” According to The Intercept, the documents, which were illegally furnished
Professor Christine Fair’s lecture on Deobandi ideological roots of terrorism in Pakistan: The following lecture on the common Deobandi identity of Pakistani terrorist outfits including Taliban (TTP), Sipah-e-Sahaba Pakistan (SSP aka ASWJ), Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ), Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM), Jundallah, Ahrar etc was delivered by renowned American scholar Professor C. Christine Fair. Here’s a
امریکی محقق پروفیسر کرسٹین فیئرکا دیوبندی دہشت گردی بارے اہم لیکچر – صدائے اہلسنت:   نوٹ : کرسٹائن ایف فرئیر امریکہ کی ایک اہم ریسرچ سکالر ہے ، جس نے حال ہی میں امریکہ کے اندر وہاں کی انٹیلجنٹسیا کو یہ بتانا شروع کیا ہے کہ جنوبی ایشیا کے اندر بالعموم اور پاکستان
Is Pakistan really cracking down on Deobandi terrorism?: An interview with C. Christine Fair – By R.M. Schneiderman (Newsweek):   Many have called it a game-changer. On December 16, gunmen loyal to the Pakistani Taliban attacked a military school in Peshawar, killing 148 people. Most of the victims were children, and many were killed as they hid under
Al Qaeda’s Re-launch in South Asia and the role of Deobandi militants – C. Christine Fair: Lost in the hubbub over the rise of the Islamic State and the Obama administration’s move to war in Iraq was the Al Qaeda core’s declaration of a new affiliate in South Asia—long a home to jihadist activity. C.
Book Review : An ideological army, jihad and greed – by Dr Mohammad Taqi:     Fair’s assessment of the Pakistan army is out: it is an ideological war machine that is not amenable to any inducements or assuaging of its security concerns. Professor C Christine Fair, a security studies expert at Georgetown
Who’s killing Pakistan’s Shia and why? – by C. Christine Fair: According to the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan, in 2013 nearly 700 Shia were killed and more than 1,000 were injured in more than 200 sectarian terrorist attacks. Over 90 percent of those attacks occurred in Quetta, Karachi, Kangu, Parachinar,
A comment on Professor Christine Fair’s article on Shia genocide in Pakistan: LUBP would like to highlight Professor Christine Fair’s article on Shia genocide in Pakistan. The article is an important addition to the increasing literature available on this topic – a topic not deemed important enough by either the Pakistani State
Ten Fictions that Pakistani Defense Officials Love to Peddle – by C. Christine Fair: Editors Note: We are cross posting a great article by Professor C. Christine Fair. Which points out the the weak pro establishment arguments peddled by pro establishment analysts and bureaucrats. Interestingly almost all of these analyst have been paid
Discourse on Deobandi identity of Taliban and ASWJ-LeJ terrorists:
Christine Fair’s clear condemnation of Deobandi terrorists who massacred 70 Christians in Peshawar: After another horrible terrorist attack by Deobandi terrorists of Taliban (TTP) and Sipah Sahaba (ASWJ-LeJ) against Pakistani Christians in Peshawar, the condemnations and outcry in Pakistan’s mainstream and social media is mostly vague and meant to confuse further.
Similarities and differences between Wahhabi terrorists of LeT-JuD and Deobandi terrorists of LeJ-ASWJ: Pakistani and international media and anlaysts often conflate the identity of Wahhabi (Salafist) terrorists of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT, currently operating as Jamaat-ud-Dawah JuD) with the identity of Deobandi terrorists of Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ, an alias of banned Sipah-e-Sahaba, currently operating as
US house committee hearing on Balochistan: Oversight and Investigations – by Mureed Bizenjo: Source: Pakistan Blogzine Related post: This is how a fake champion of human rights backstabs the Baloch cause Let’s think about creating a Balochistan in southern part of Pakistan, said Congress republican Louie Gohmert, who completely backed the idea
Pakistan’s slow-motion coup – by C. Christine Fair: Islamabad’s generals are out to destroy Pakistani democracy. Obama should try to stop them. Pakistan’s civilian government, led by the Pakistan People’s Party, has long been an irritant to the country’s generals. President Asif Ali Zardari runs a corrupt
The Kufi Shia sellouts of the military establishment – by Laibaah: Syed Mushahid Hussain, Nasim Zehra, Ejaz Haider, Mosharraf Zaidi, Syed Talat Hussain, Shireen Mazari, Meher Bokhari and Abbas brothers: Take a bow in front of your Yazid Masters! While the massacre of Shias in Pakistan continues unabated, these establishment apologists
Choosing sovereignty over servitude — by C. Christine Fair: Pakistanis are outraged by US Ambassador Munter’s reported assertion that the US government is entitled to influence Pakistan’s internal affairs in exchange for US assistance. The US is Pakistan’s largest source of economic support either directly or through international