Military Operations in Waziristan

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MILITARY OPERATIONS IN WAZIRISTAN: PUBLIC PERCEPTIONS IN PAKISTAN ON TERRA Mirza Jan1, Sajjad Ahmed Paracha2, Muhammad Anwar3 & Muhammad Imran1 1 2

Ddepartment of Mass Communication, Gomal University, D.I.Khan (KPK) Pakistan Department of Media Studies, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur,Pakistan 3 TESCO, Wapda House Peshawar ABSTRACT This empirical study examines the military operation launched by the Government of Pakistan in Waziristan. It will discuss the wide range causes and effects of the military operation. This study discusses the phenomena of military operation in Waziristan and the Taliban targeting US-led forces. This survey reveals the Public opinion regarding drone attacks of NATO forces. This explanatory study reviews the mastermind behind the terra acts and financial support. This study also synthesis the categorical opinion of the tribal flees from their native villages.

INTRODUCTION The study is exploratory in nature. This paper specifically explores the public perception of the migrated and innocent people from South Waziristan to other parts of the country (Pakistan). World think tank is of the opinion that Waziristan is a paradise for Taliban. Pakistan was stressed that the Taliban should be eliminated from this part of the world. The ongoing fighting began in 2004, when the Pakistan Army entered the region inhabited by the Waziri tribe in search of al Qaeda and Taliban fighters who were using the Waziristan area as a base for launching deadly attacks against the US-led Allied forces in Afghanistan. Since the fighting began, the Pakistani forces have suffered heavy casualties at the hands of the Taliban militia due to roadside bombs and ambushes. The military Operation Rah e Nijat (path to deliverance) is the latest attempt of Pakistan army to inflict final blows to the TehrikiTaliban in

Pakistan. Waziristan's new landmarks speak eloquently of the intensity of the conflict that still rages between...
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