NAGs Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP)

Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP)

Year Formed: 2008
Year Terminated: Still Active

Target States:

Ideational Characteristics:

Change of Regime Type
Demands for Policy Change

External Supporters:



United States of America


Saudi Arabia

Narrative Summary:

NAG Support Dataset Code: 196

UCDP/PRIO Code: 1199


-"Threads of a war-torn land". St. Petersburg Times (Florida). 8 Nov. 2009. sec: P; pg: 4P. Print.

-"Taliban commander denies involvement". Asian Image. 29 De. 2007. Web. 27 Feb. 2015.

-"Pakistan paper profiles jihadi groups". BBC Worldwide Monitoring. BBC Monitoring South Asia- Political. 24 Mar. 2009. Web.

-"Indian, Afghan spy agencies funding Pakistani Taleban- commentator". BBC Worldwide Monitoring. BBC Monitoring South Asia- Political. 27 Aug. 2009. Web.

-"Pakistan Militants offer talks to election winners". The Toronto Star. 25 Feb. 2008. sec: WORLD AND COMMENT; pg:AA03. Print.

-"Pakistan: Talks with the Taliban". Right Vision News. 1 Feb. 2010.

-"Killers of humanity will not be spared vow Kaira, Malik". The Messenger. 5 Jul. 2010. sec: Vol. II No.185.

-"TTP remnants want Sharia in Torgar". Daily Today's Muslim Peshawar. 6 Feb. 2011. Print.

-"Talking to the Taliban". Express Tribune. 5 Oct. 2011. sec: EDITORIAL.

-"Battle on the urban front". Weeklt Cutting Edge. 26 Jul. 2014. Print.

-"Irresponsible statement". Pakistan Today. 10 Jul. 2014. Print.

-"Analysis: New Afghan Policy and Pakistan- Dr Hasan-Askari Rizvi". Daily Times (PK) 6 Dec. 2009. Print.

-"Pakistan: Orakzai Agency tribal elders start negotiating with Taleban". BBC Worldwide Monitoring. BBC Monitoring South Asia- Political. 22 Nov. 2008. Web.

Shah, Saeed. "Afghan fighters, seeking new safe haven, thwarted by Pakistani tribe". McClatchy-Tribune News Service. McClatchy Washington Bureau. 24 Dec. 2010. sec: INTERNATIONAL NEWS. Print.

Zia, Amir. "Taliban clones fan gospel of fire in Pakistan". The Australian. 2 Jun. 200. sec: WORLD; pg. 7. Print.

Allbritton, Chris (Reuters)."Feud erupts inside Pakistani Taliban; Leader, deputy said to be at each other's throats".  National Post (f/k/a The Financial Post) (Canada) National Edition. 4 Jan. 2012. sec: WORLD; pg. A9.

Khan, Ayaz Ahmed. "Responding to Kabul". The Nation (AsiaNet). 22 Jul. 2008. Print.

Khan, Ayaz A. "Dead OBL as terror symbol". Pakistan Observer. 29 May. 2011. sec: Vol. XXII No. 203. 

Hali, S.M. "A trail of death and destruction". The Nation (AsiaNet). 14 Sep. 2010. sec: Vol. XXIV No.217. Print.

Raja, Asif Haroon. "Inauspicious signs for Pakistan". The Statesman (AsiaNet). 2 Oct. 2010. sec: Vol. 11 No. 74.

Kazmi, MAmoona Ali. "Destabilising Pakistan". Pakistan Observer. 25 Aug. 2009. sec: Vol. XV No. 238. 

Jamil, Mohammad." History created at Damadola". Pakistan Observer. 6 Mar. 2010. sec: Vol. XXI No.121. Print.

Zaidi, Syed HAssan Belal." A load of bull". Pakistan Today. 10 Oct. 2012. sec: Vol. III No. 105. 

Raja, Asif Haroon. "TTP is still a threat". The Frontier Post. 8 Jun. 2013. sec: Vol. XXVII No. 598. Print.

Sirmed, Marvi. "Confronting popular narrative about the Taliban- I". Daily Times. 10 Oct. 2011. sec: Vol. VII No. 280. 

HAssan, Zaheerul. "Foreign funded Taliban chapter ending soon". People's Review Weekly. 2 Jul. 2014. Print.

Siddique, Q. (2010). Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan: An attempt to deconstruct the umbrella organization and the reasons for its growth in Pakistan's north-west. Copenhagen: DIIS.