Decrease in Militant Attacks, Improvement in Target Selection

Islamabad: Conflict Monitoring Center has observed a significant decrease in number of militant attacks and deaths related to ongoing insurgencies in Pakistan however, the militants have improved their target selection and acquired attention grabbing as well as tactically significant and successful operations during the month of August 2013. It has also

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

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.

April Security Report

In average, 10 incidents of armed conflicts and 39 resultant deaths were reported in three main South Asian states – Afghanistan, India and Pakistan – on every day of April 2011. Every fourth victim of violence was a civilian. Afghanistan continued to be worst hit state by violence in the

Civilians: The Common Victim of Anti-State Violence

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QUARTERLY REPORT-Final Click to download full report A study conducted by the Conflict Monitoring Center –an Islamabad based independent research center- shows that militant activities against Pakistani security forces have become least effective. Majority of the victims of militant activities are now civilians. The study also shows that Pakistani security forces are

Suicide Attacks Increased During March 2011

Islamabad, Sunday, April 10, 2011 The Pakistani militants increased the number of suicide attacks, targeting mostly the civilian population, in the country during March 2011. They carried out 11 such attacks killing 155 people and leaving more than 340 others wounded in three months (January – March 2011). Out of them,