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"Pakistan: Corps is Ill-Equipped for 'War on Terror'"


"Pakistan: Corps is Ill-Equipped for 'War on Terror'"

Magazine or Newspaper Article, Oxford Analytica

December 11, 2007

Author: Hassan Abbas, Former Senior Advisor, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

Belfer Center Programs or Projects: International Security; Managing the Atom; Science, Technology, and Public Policy


"A major overhaul of the Frontier Corps in terms of its mandate, service conditions, new training facilities and improved promotion prospects has the potential to rejuvenate the force. However, this is a long-term project, and there is little prospect that it can be transformed quickly to tackle the menace of Talibanisation."

This article is reprinted with the permission of Oxford Analytica Ltd © Oxford Analytica 2007.


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For Academic Citation:

Abbas, Hassan. "Pakistan: Corps is Ill-Equipped for 'War on Terror'." Oxford Analytica, December 11, 2007.

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