Security Perception in Pakistan: Reflection on Within and Beyond Unconventional Threats

Ms. Bakhtawar Talpur, Dr. Kiran Sami


Effective configuration of a Pakistan’s security strategy begins with a structuring of national interests and the risks to those interests. Amid the previous a quarter century, as the risks presented by potential country state on-screen characters have contracted altogether from those accomplished all through a large portion of the twenty first century, Pakistan's national security system has given extraordinary noticeable quality to unconventional dangers all in all and to universal fear-based oppression specifically. While surrounding security arrangement the strategists in various times have disparaged the harmony between the outside and inner security dangers to Pakistan and its nationals. Radicalism in molding security approach in either frame is perilous for the solidarity and survival of the country. This paper explores this issue, first by examining the meaning of the term unconventional threat and then by examining the implications of using unconventional threats in developing Pakistan’s security policy and make sure for a compact border surveillance. Unconventional, however, can become conventional when framework conditions change.

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