Escalation in Intelligence Driven Operations in Mainland Pakistan

According to Conflict Monitoring Center's monthly Security Report, an unprecedented hike in anti-state violence has been observed during last month.  284 people including 190 civilians have died during last month. The security forces lost their 39 personnel while 47 militants were also killed, most of them in retaliatory firing by

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

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

Schools vs Militants: An overview of the situation in KPK and FATA

Naveed Ahsan Conflict Monitoring Center (CMC) annual Report shows that the militants have blown up 81 schools in Khyber Pakhtunekhwa (KPK) and Federal Administrative Tribal Areas (FATA) in 2012. The militants destroyed 52 schools in KPK and 29 in FATA. In KPK, the most effected district was Swabi where 13 schools