Militants Intensify Attacks Ahead of Elections in Pakistan

By Sardar Ahmad The security threats are looming large ahead of election campaign in the country. The insurgents and sectarian organizations have intensified their activities to pressurize the political parties and government to accept their demands for the sake of holding peaceful elections in the country. The political and religious parties

“Tariq Afridi is Dead” TTP Confirms CMC’s Report After 5 Months

us drone

By Kamran Khan (Peshawar) Militant group Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has now officially confirmed, though after a long time, the death of its Khyber Agency commander Tariq Afridi. The Conflict Monitoring Center had disclosed his death news in its September 2012 monthly security report. TTP Darra Adam Khel area’s spokesperson confirmed that Tariq

Militancy Declines in FATA Escalates in Baluchistan and KPK

militant

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

2010, The Year of Assassination by Drones

The Conflict Monitoring Center (CMC), an independent research center focusing on anti-state militancy and related activities in South Asia, has prepared an annual report(2010) on drone attacks inside Pakistani territory. The report is based on the data collected from mainstream national and international media, e.g. CNN, NY Times, Al-Jazeera, Daily