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

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

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

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

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