Federally Administered Tribal Areas love

Federally Administered Tribal Areas

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  • proper noun an administrative region of Pakistan, lies between North West Frontier Province and Afghanistan.

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Examples

  • The issue is in the FATA — that is, the Federally Administered Tribal Areas.

    Two Leaders, on a Collision Course

  • In recent years, the violence has spread from southern Punjab and sporadically Karachi to Quetta in Balochistan, and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas on Pakistan's troubled border with Afghanistan.

    Pakistan's Low-Grade Civil War

  • In recent years, the violence has spread from southern Punjab and sporadically Karachi to Quetta in Balochistan, and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas on Pakistan's troubled border with Afghanistan.

    The Plight of Pakistan's Shia

  • According to a survey published by the New America Foundation and Terror Free Tomorrow, 76% of inhabitants in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas in Pakistan oppose U.S. predator drone strikes, 50% believe they kill mostly civilians, and 60% believe suicide bombings against the U.S. military are "often or sometimes justified."

    Bruce Fein: John Kerry's Afghan Dereliction of Duty

  • The conversion of Raheel Khan was surprising, because the family descends from a long line of maliks -- Pashtun tribal leaders who traditionally call the shots in the poverty-stricken Federally Administered Tribal Areas, which line Pakistan's northwestern border with Afghanistan.

    On Pakistani-Afghan border, some join Taliban to settle scores with relatives

  • According to a survey published by the New America Foundation and Terror Free Tomorrow, 76% of inhabitants in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas in Pakistan oppose U.S. predator drone strikes, 50% believe they kill mostly civilians, and 60% believe suicide bombings against the U.S. military are "often or sometimes justified."

    Bruce Fein: John Kerry's Afghan Dereliction of Duty

  • The agency is part of the northwestern Federally Administered Tribal Areas.

    Dozens die in blast targeting government offices, prison in northwest Pakistan

  • The conversion of Raheel Khan was surprising, because the family descends from a long line of maliks -- Pashtun tribal leaders who traditionally call the shots in the poverty-stricken Federally Administered Tribal Areas, which line Pakistan's northwestern border with Afghanistan.

    On Pakistani-Afghan border, some join Taliban to settle scores with relatives

  • Firstly, because while the allies have been in Afghanistan, there have still been many areas left ungoverned from which terrorist groups can and have launched attacks, such as the Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan (which has never fully been under Pakistani government control), much of Yemen (where the Christmas day bomber trained), Somalia, Sudan, and, as the 70% control figure shows, much of Afghanistan itself.

    Azeem Ibrahim: Negotiations With the Taliban Point to the Need to Leave Afghanistan

  • Most experts believe the Al Qaeda 9/11 planners fled Afghanistan, in late 2001, and since then have been hiding in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan.

    Bob Burnett: Afghanistan: What are We Fighting For?

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