Decline in Anti-State Militant Attacks in 2013. CMC’s Annual Security Report

Islamabad; Overall number of anti-state militant attacks in Pakistan has declined in 2013. However, a slight increase in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and unprecedented escalation in Sindh was observed during the year. Overall reduction in militant attacks was 10%. Most significant reduction was observed in Balochistan and FATA. In Balochistan militant attacks declined

Consequences of the Attack on Church in Pakistan

By Abdullah Khan The timing of the attack on a Church in provincial capital of Khyber Pakhtunekhwa province of Pakistan is very significant. The attackers have chosen the day when Pakistani Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif had to fly to New York to attend United Nations General Assembly summit. The attackers

Security challenges to Pakistan

By Wajid Hussain The first duty of a government is to maintain law and order, so that the life, property and religious beliefs of its subjects are fully protected by the state” Quaid e Azam Muhmmad Ali Jinnah [1] The pivotal concern of Pakistan’s national life is security, both internal and external

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

Opportunities in Tension between India and Pakistan

By Abdullah Khan Tension along the Line of Control in Kashmir started to mount during last quarter of the year 2012 and now with two deaths from both sides has transformed the issue from usual but random skirmishes to one that can hinder peace-building processes between the two countries. Pakistan is

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

Afghanistan Remains Most Violent Country of the Region: Monthly Security Report

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By S.M.Ahmed The Conflict Monitoring Center has issued its monthly Security Report covering anti-state violent incidents in three major states of South Asia i.e. Afghanistan, Pakistan and India. The CMC records all anti-state violent incidence through mainstream media. The report highlights militant activities and counter insurgency operations by security forces in