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Pakistan’s FATA reforms stuck amid civil-military friction

Pakistan’s regressive, colonial-era Frontier Crime Regulation (FCR) is set to be repealed. In a move already approved by the military establishment, the government hopes to bring the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) into the modern age through reforms and end draconian British-imposed customs. However, efforts to pass the FATA reforms bill into law have hit […]