After Dr. Afridi’s Conviction CIA on Rampage in FATA

Islamabad After conviction of its informant the CIA has intensified drone attacks in Pakistan. According to monthly report of Islamabad based Conflict Monitoring Center which regularly monitors drone attacks and anti-state militancy in the region, American Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has carried out six drone attacks during May 2012, five of

New Pattern of Drone Attacks

According to Conflict Monitoring Center's monthly report on drone attacks United States has killed 37 people with missiles fired from unmanned drones inside Pakistan during the month of February 2012. The Central Intelligence Agency fired 9 Hell-Fire missiles in 4 drone attacks during the month. Since start of the current

2011: Drone Attacks Remained Ineffective against Militant Leaders

According to the Conflict Monitoring Center's annual report on drone attacks American Spy Agency CIA has failed to eliminate more than four Al-Qaeda leaders in its highly costly and controversial 'assassination by drones' campaign inside Pakistan during the year 2011. It had carried out 75 drone attacks inside Pakistani territory

Drone Attacks and Dubious Role of Pakistani Government

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By Muhammad Imran Summary Government of Pakistan is not playing its role in recording casualties in drone attacks while Pakistani security officials release false information to the media regarding victims of CIA's drone attack in Pakistan. The Conflict Monitoring Center's monthly report on drone attacks highlights contradictions in government's public stance on

CIA Again Stepped Up Drone Attacks in Pakistan

American Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has once again stepped up drone attacks in Pakistan. It has carried out eight drone attacks during the month of October, which is two times more than the number of drone attacks in September 2011. According to data compiled by the Conflict Monitoring Center –an

Why Drones Follow Marc Grossman?

Usman Manzoor Can anyone believe that almost every time US special envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan Marc Grossman visits Pakistan, the CIA follows him with drones? On October 13, 2011, he visited Pakistan for the fifth time since he was appointed to this office in February 2011. During his visit, American

Drone Attacks Reduced as Petraeus Takes Charge of CIA

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By Ahsan Khalil The Conflict Monitoring Center –an Islamabad based independent research organization, which monitors drone attacks and anti state insurgencies in South Asia has released its monthly report on drone attacks in Pakistan. According to the report, American spy agency the CIA has carried out four drone attacks in Pakistan’s

Decline in Drone Attacks?

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By Abdullah Khan According to The Conflict Monitoring Center’s monthly report, American spy agency the CIA has carried out six drone attacks inside Pakistani territory during the month of July 2011 killing as many as 73 people. During the month, unmanned predators fired 29 missiles on houses and vehicles destroying five

Civilians Killings: The Guardian Endorses CMC’s Findings on Drone Attacks

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UK based newspaper The Guardian has highlighted civilian casualties in drone attacks. CMC is constantly arguing that civilian casualties in drone attacks by CIA in Pakistan are overlooked by security officials. Here is the link of Guardian's Report US drone strikes in Pakistan claiming many civilian victims, says campaigner  It is pertinent to reproduce

Drone Campaign Shifts to South Waziristan

By Abdullah Khan Summary June was the deadliest month of the year 2011 in which American spy agency CIA has killed as many as 118 people in 12 drone attacks in Pakistan’s tribal area. This was revealed in a monthly report compiled by Conflict Monitoring Center, an Islamabad based independent research organization.