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Muhammad Kamran; Asma Khan Mahsood
Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan (FATA) is becoming bleeding wound for Pakistan as the conflict originated in the area and its repercussions have inundated the entire country. The long-term destabilization of the region has serious implications for the state of Pakistan. This conflict has already cost to the nation both in term of life and property as well. On one hand, the increased militancy in FATA is resulted in a number of military operation thus creating great differences between the locals and the security forces. On the other hand, this militancy also effects the civilians in other parts of Pakistan because the militant groups unleashed violence there as a reaction. In both the cases innocent civilians are targeted and the state need to be employed short term steps and long term strategies to save the nation from further loss.