In another question to whether Pakistan should declare Al-Qaeeda as terrorist organization 67% said yes against 23% who responded in a negative. Figure 21: Should the government of Pakistan declare AlQaeeda as a terrorist organization?
The respondents did not favor other militant organizations either. Majority believed that all jihadi outfits must be banned (see following chart). Figure 22: Should the government ban all jihadi outfits?
Majority of respondents also supported military operation in Swat.
Published on Aug 18, 2011
This is a study, by Ayesha Siddiqa, of the socio-political attitudes amongst youth in elite universities in the three major cities in Pakist...