Militant Attacks, Security Forces Actions Increase Two Times in KPK

3879 more people have lost their lives in ongoing war-on-terror in Pakistan during 2012. According to Islamabad based Conflict Monitoring Center’s annual report, one third of those killed in anti-state violence were civilians while the security forces lost 589 personnel during the year. The report says that the militants, including

Prospects of Hostilities on Western Border

By Ammarah Rabbani Rao The Conflict Monitoring Center’s data shows an unprecedented level of escalation of hostilities on its western border by Afghan National Army, NATO, and anti-Pakistan militants. During the year 2012, 732 cross border attacks took place from Afghan soil into Pakistani territory including rocket and mortar attacks, airspace

TTP’s Threat Looms on Baluchistan

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According to data compiled by the Conflict Monitoring Center 286 people were killed and 307 injured during the month of September 2012. Among the dead, 100 were civilians, 124 militants, 25 security personnel, and one pro government Razakar (militiaman) while 161 civilians, 76 militants, 58 security forces personnel, and 12

Drone Attacks vs US Public Diplomacy

Muhammad Ilyas American Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has killed another 66 people inside Pakistan during the month of August 2012 making it the deadliest month of the year. The CIA carried out seven drone attacks during the month. This is the highest number of drone attacks in a single month during

Taliban a real threat to Pakistan

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By Muhammad Ashfaq Seeds of extremism had been sown long before the U-Turn of Gen Musharraf on Afghan policy in this country. It is also true that surfacing of Pakistan on the map of the world was based on religious grounds. It was compulsion of the time because religion was the

Militancy Declines in FATA Escalates in Baluchistan and KPK

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According to Conflict Monitoring Center's Quarterly Security Report, during the first quarter of the year 2012 anti-state violence in FATA has seen significant reduction while the anti-state militant attacks in Baluchistan have increased by almost two times as compared to the last quarter of the year 2011. The security situation

Significant Decline in Suicide Attacks in Pakistan

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CMC's Annual Report 2011The Conflict Monitoring Center is an Islamabad based Independent Research Center which monitors anti-state and anti-government violence and counter insurgency initiatives by security forces. For preparation of this report the CMC collected data from Inter Services Public Relations, Ministry of Interior, Health Departments of Provinces, National, International

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