Causes and Strategies of Terrorist Activities and Crimes by Separatist Forces in the Balochistan Region of Pakistan

Volume 8, Issue 3, June 2024     |     PP. 148-162      |     PDF (241 K)    |     Pub. Date: May 21, 2024
DOI: 10.54647/sociology841286    32 Downloads     1617 Views  


Jian-guo ZANG, Nanjing Police University, Nanjing, 210023, Jiangsu Province, China
Ting-ting Xue, Xinjiang Police College, Urumqi, China

The separatist forces operating in Pakistan's Balochistan region stem from a fusion of domestic separatism and terrorism. Balochistan province has fostered a socio-political climate conducive to "separatist ideologies," influenced by both internal and external factors. This has led to sustained violent terrorist activities targeting China's global interests. These activities severely impact Pakistan's economic growth, impede the Belt and Road Initiative's progress, disrupt the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, and pose a direct threat to China's overseas interests. To confront these challenges, China must adopt a unified, comprehensive, cooperative, and sustainable global security approach, fostering a community with a shared future for humanity. This necessitates establishing mutual symbiosis for safeguarding overseas interests, crafting a distinctive protection system for overseas interests, enhancing engagement with Pakistani civil society, domestic media, and think tanks, mitigating damages through tribal networks, establishing a three-pronged counter-terrorism security risk prevention and control system involving the Chinese government, enterprises, and citizens, and deepening intelligence and law enforcement collaboration with nations like Pakistan.

Balochistan separatist forces, terrorist activities, causation, strategies

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Jian-guo ZANG, Ting-ting Xue, Causes and Strategies of Terrorist Activities and Crimes by Separatist Forces in the Balochistan Region of Pakistan , SCIREA Journal of Sociology. Volume 8, Issue 3, June 2024 | PP. 148-162. 10.54647/sociology841286


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