Hot Summer Begins: Phenomenal Increase in Security Forces Actions against Militants

According to Conflict Monitoring Center (CMC), an independent think tank monitoring anti-state violence in Pakistan, there has been almost 25 pc increase in overall incidents of anti-state violence and anti-insurgency operations by the security forces during the month of May as compared to April. Similarly, there has been an almost 36pc increase

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

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

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

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

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