Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP)
Books on Afghanistan
The TTP is an alliance of Pakistani insurgent group that attacks the Pakistani government and its army. It was formed up in late 2007. Other names attributed to the TTP is "Pakistani Taliban" or "Bad Taliban". The group, during various timeframes, has been united or disjointed - with some splintering taking place occasionally. Its base is in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas and Khyber Paktunkhwa Province of Pakistan.
"Bad Taliban". This name is provided from the perspective of Pakistan. Pakistan supports the "Good Taliban"; groups like the Haqqani Network that are provided support and sanctuary in Pakistan and attack the Afghan state and its security forces. The "Bad Taliban" are those groups that attack the Pakistani state and its security forces.
Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan by Wikipedia
TTP - by National Counterterrorism Center
TTP - South Asia Terrorism Portal
TTP / TTIP - Terrorism Research & Analysis
Abbas, Hassan. "A Profile of Tehrik-i-Taliban
Pakistan", CTC Sentinel, volume 1, issue 2, pages 1-4, January
2008. Posted on the Belfer Center website, Harvard University.
TTP - SITE Monitoring Service Jihadist Threat
December 25, 2014. "Why Does TTP Target Pakistani State? - Analysis", Eurasia Review. Commentator John Wilson provides us with an assessment of the nature and character of the TTP.
June 9, 2014. "Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan asserts itself after split by attacking Karachi airport". The Guardian.
All external sites open up in an new window. Please report any broken links or inaccuracies in content to the webmaster at email@example.com.