FATA and Reforms for the Land of the “Unknown” – Farooq Yousaf

Militants, guns, lawlessness, drugs, kidnapping for ransom, and illicit trade: these are some of the terms Pakistanis, elsewhere, have long associated with the country’s Ilaqa-e-ghair (land of the unknown), or the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (commonly known as Fata). Fata, since Pakistan’s inception, has been treated as a lesser and unequal part of the countryContinue reading “FATA and Reforms for the Land of the “Unknown” – Farooq Yousaf”