The games aim to show that Pakistan's tribal belt is no longer a safe haven for terrorists and are a sign of better times to come.
Border security is the key to discouraging terrorism on both sides of the Pakistan-Afghanistan border, analysts say.
Pakistani security forces cleared the Brekh Muhammad Kandao mountaintop sooner than planned, boding well for the rest of the operation, analysts say.
Displays of patriotism tell terrorists that the people have become stronger and are more united than ever, observers say.
Some local militant groups are carrying out sectarian attacks using the name of ISIS in order to create insecurity and boost their legitimacy, officials say.
Operations Zarb-e-Azb and Radd-ul-Fasaad have largely stopped militants' ability to carry out suicide attacks across the country, according to data.
The increase shows the government's seriousness in fighting terrorism and establishing lasting peace, analysts say.
The operation targets various militant groups, including ISIS and TTP.
More than 3 million tourists visited the province over four days during Eid ul Fitr, police say.
Chief of Army Staff Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa announced additional security measures while meeting with tribal elders in Kurram Agency.