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criminal who had dared desecrate the Red Mosque? Mullah Fazlullah is charismatic butcompared to the deceased Hakimullahis cleverer and better-spoken Hakimullah was good-looking in the modern sense; Fazlullah is handsome in a medieval way He is equally if not more violent than Hakimullahand has a better reputation with al-Qaedawhich is able to call the shots because more than 40 groups of the TTP cant always agree among themselves Hakimullahs pathology of violence was vented on the Shia in Orakzai and Kurram agenciesthe cities of HanguDera Ismail Khan and Kohatwhich was then extended by another ally of al-Qaeda from Punjab the Lashkar-e-Jhangvi to BalochistanPunjab and Karachi The Shia were not target number one of al-Qaeda because the Shia of Pakistan are equally gratifyingly America-hating even though its war with Iran inside Iraq and Syria is currently on Hakimullah offended further by talking of peace with Pakistanand his death by the drone has finally given al-Zawahiri the chance to take the TTP leadership out of the Mehsud tribe of North and South Waziristan and give it to a wilder Yousafzai of Swat Ironies abound Yousafzais are supposed to be soft that ismore civilised because of their contact with visitors/ tourists to Swat Their Pakhto is a bit different from the Pashto of the non-Yousafzais of Waziristan and Afghanistan there are practically no Yousafzais in Afghanistan But tribal identities are receding in the face of Islamthe banner of al-Qaeda Hakimullah was a moron compared to Fazlullahwho is probably more of a butcher than Hakimullahjudging by what he did to the people of Swat from 2007 to 2009 when he ruled there He is going to embarrass the politicians and the army with his fresh wave of attacks because no one in Pakistan favours going after the TTP The army is more focused on ousting India from Afghanistan after the exit of the Americans and wants the elected government to use trained civilian forces to fight the war against elements once mustered and trained by it The TPP has many gangs that get together under one flag because of al-Qaedas patronage and financial handouts from the Gulf to their coffers Yetthere is a central treasury the late TTP chief Baitullah Mehsud had left behindand which his successor Hakimullah had acquired later by intimidating Waliur Rehmanthe treasurer Before they both succumbed to the dronesthey had their marauding gangs in Karachilooting banks and kidnapping people for ransom to keep their war chest brimming Hakimullah had acquired a palatial house in North Waziristanwith two wivesand he may have been killed because heunlike his predecessortook to resting more in one place than was safe Howeverthe question of the treasury will be raised and Fazlullahs reign will be affected by it if the funds are not put at his disposal Of courseone reason the TTP doesnt want peace is that it may curtail its remit of plunder in the cities of Pakistan Fazlullah will need a lot of money in the days to come and there is no money for guessing where he will get it from Will Fazlullah be allowed to come and live in North Waziristan The Pakistan army has stationed 100000 troops therebut is somehow unable to separate the killer TTP from the Haqqani networkwhich it wants to nurture at the cost of 50000 innocent people killed by the suicide-bombing terrorists of Taliban-al-Qaeda Fazlullah has killed Pakistani soldiers and has a head money; but so had Hakimullah The new ancillary killerAdnan Rasheedis an ex-air force officer and is killing the Shia and Pakistani troops under the banner of Ansarul Mujahideen for al-Qaeda He will be asked to liaise with the new leader There will be no clear command line; but under Fazlullahviolence will escalate Al-Qaeda and the Pakistan army are both faced with the problem of taming their non-state actors enough to carry out their global and geopolitical programmes Al-Qaeda is the global player while the Pakistan army obsesses about India Fazlullah will hasten the endgame for Pakistan whose economy is winding down and whose population has chosen all the wrong enemies so they can avoid looking directly at the real one The writer is a consulting editor with Newsweek Pakistan For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by JFR Jacob | Published: September 14 2012 3:38 am Related News Nations across the world honour those who sacrificed their lives in the defence of their country with national war memorials and museums Sadlyin Indiawe still do not have either After many years of considerationthe Indian government has agreed to set up a national war memorial near India Gate It will have a long tradition to follow One of the oldest battles to have a monument devoted to it is the Battle of Thermopylaewhere Leonidas and his 300 Spartans died trying to fight the Persian hordes of Xerxes in 480 BCE There is a bronze plaque inscribed with the following lines: Tell the Spartansstranger passing by/ That hereobedient to their lawswe lie.

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