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

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

Boiling Pot of North Waziristan

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 By Abdullah Khan After months, rather years, of refusing US pressure for a military operation in North Waziristan the government seems to have bowed down in front of American demands and a military action looks eminent in coming days. According to a report of Dawn News, Security forces on Sunday (November

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

Drone Campaign Shifts to South Waziristan

By Abdullah Khan Summary June was the deadliest month of the year 2011 in which American spy agency CIA has killed as many as 118 people in 12 drone attacks in Pakistan’s tribal area. This was revealed in a monthly report compiled by Conflict Monitoring Center, an Islamabad based independent research organization.