Tribal Lashkars Archive

The Plight of Tirah valley – by Khushal Khan: The valley of Tirah is not a distant country in some other continent. It is located in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), in the northwest of Pakistan. And very recently, Tirah has fallen to the Taliban after a
Book review: Taliban and Anti-Taliban, Another book to kill for? – by Khaled Ahmed: Another bombshell will have to be endured by the national Taliban narrative with ‘Taliban and anti-Taliban’ by Farhat Taj (Cambridge Scholars Publishing 2011), a Research Fellow at Centre for Interdisciplinary Gender Research, University of Oslo, Norway, an MPhil in
Adeyzai lashkar ends cooperation with govt – by Farhat Taj: What is becoming of the Adeyzai lashkar is precisely the story of almost all anti-Taliban lashkars in FATA. The lashkars were encouraged by the authorities with promises of help. The promises never materialised Leaders of the anti-Taliban lashkar in
Pakhtunwali and the Taliban – by Imran Khan: Naveed Hussain’s article ‘Militancy or a tribal backlash?‘ (Aug 15-016) defines the Taliban insurgency as a tribal backlash that is spurred by the demands of Pakhtunwali. Believing this conclusion would lead to some paradoxical realities because an overwhelming majority