29 Dec '16, 9pm

Pakistan is winning its war on terror

Pakistan is winning its war on terror Over the past three years, the country has seen an extraordinary reduction in violence. Peter Oborne and Sabin Agha. Pakistani residents mourn the death of relative killed in a suicide bomb attack earlier this year (Photo: Getty) Pakistani residents mourn the death of relative killed in a suicide bomb attack earlier this year (Photo: Getty) 31 December 2016 9:00 AM Until a few years ago, Pakistan was one of the most dangerous countries on earth. The tribal areas in the north were infested by the Taleban, whose bases stretched to within 100 miles of the capital, Islamabad. Western intelligence agencies feared that the Taleban could seize one of the country’s nuclear installations, then hold the world to ransom. Large parts of the country elsewhere were lawless or terrorised by armed groups. It would be foolish to claim that Pakistan’s s...

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