Peshawar Attack- Militants’ Response to ‘Zarb-e-Azb’

December 19, 2014 11:25 AM

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Over 140 children were killed in an Army Public school in the capital city of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on December 16, 2014. The Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed the responsibility for the school siege and attack and said the assault was a “response to military’s ‘Zarb-e-Azb’ offensive, the killing of Taliban fighters and the harassment of their families.”

Thousands of people have been killed in Pakistan due to terror attacks since the beginning of the war on terror. Pakistan’s role in the War against Terror was initiated by the September 11, 2001 attacks in the United States. These acts were a new manifestation of terrorism, which altogether changed ...

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