WAR ON TERROR AND IMPACTS ON PAKISTAN
1) Introduction 6) Image impact
2) Political impact 7) Social impact
3) Sovereignty impact 8) Psychological impact
4) Economic impact 9) Solutions for lessening the impacts
5) Religious impact 10) Conclusion
The inhabitants of the contemporary world hoped and needed to have the 21st century begun with war-free phase. But the tragic incident of 9/11 dashed their hoped down all due to the ill multifaceted impacts that terrorism has brought for the current world. Considering the gravity posed by terror the American-led world announced the war on terror launched it in Afghanistan with which Pakistan shares a long porous border called Durand Line. Pakistan being the victim of terrorism rendered support to the US and its allies in its national interest. However, So far Pakistan has suffered the most amongst the nations on many fronts.
On the political front Pakistan is badly impacted in fighting the war against terrorism.
While it has taken many valuable steps to defeat terror like the deployment of more than 90,000 troops along the afghan border, capturing of high rank terrorists, search operations, military operations and official condemnation of all forms and manifestations of terrorism, it has caused bad blood between the rulers and ruled to an extent as well as caused a kind of rift between Pakistan and the Western world. In spite of all the sacrifices the country is making it is branded to be a country insincere or half-hearted in fighting the menace. Every time the country is told to "do more". It is further alleged for infiltration of the militants inside US-NATO dominated Afghanistan. The failure of the Western troops in the neighborhood is blamed on Pakistan. This situation has eroded the trust between the governments and caused international image problem for the...