EFFECTS OF TERRORISM ON THE PAKISTANI SOCIETY: 1.CHALLENGE TO THE AUTHORITY OF THE STATE: Terrorism is a real challenge to the authority of the state.In the past,owing to the political compromises and ineptness of the governments,a policy of status quo was maintained which resulted in the mushrooming of no go areas in Karachi and different parts of fata and the vast private jagirs of the bugtis.These uncontrolled areas became the sanctuaries of miscreants and terrorists who posed a major threat to the Pakistani national security owing to the relative vacuum of government control, these areas became the hub of foreign conspirators who armed these terrorists and thus terrorism started which spread havoc and terror in the locals of these areas. 2.EFFECTS OF TERRORISM ON PAKISTANI ECONOMY AND FOREIGN INVESTMENT: In modern globalized environment the strength or weakness of a state is measured by the level of its economy.For developing countries like Pakistan, foreign investment is a lifeline of economic progress.To encourage foreign companies to invest in Pakistan,they need to be assured of peace,stability and transparency in the country.Any incident of abduction,explosion or breakdown of law or any other incident similar to these has a very negative and far reaching effect on the foreign economic activity in Pakistan.Incidents like the killing of French engineers in Karachi or the killing of chinese engineers in fata has made a very bad impression of Pakistan in other countries. GLOBAL AWARENESS ABOUT TERRORISM
Different nations are have different opinions about terrorism.One’s freedom fighter is a terrorist for another and one’s nationalist hero is a miscreant for another owing to this complication it is impossible to arrive at a consensus on its definition and only a broader...
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