Pak Afghan bilateral relations remain tense

Pak Afghan bilateral relations remain tense

Bilateral relations between Pakistan and Afghanistan continued to remain tense with no immediate signs of improvement of these relations. Afghan continues to blame Pakistan for latest upsurge in violence in Afghanistan while Pakistan vehemently deny this allegation. Pakistan complains that response from Afghan side with regards to taking action against anti-Pakistan is not forthcoming making…

Militants looking for new bases after NWA

Militants looking for new bases after NWA

  During the week, militant activities and resultant deaths marginally increased as compared to previous week but overall security situation remained under control. In 24 militant activities 24 people were killed and 14 others injured. Prominent of the militant activities was attack on a police station in a district of Gilgit-Baltistan and getting prisoners released….

Implications of Civilian Deaths in North Waziristan

Implications of Civilian Deaths in North Waziristan

Abdullah khan Sudden rise in tension in North Waziristan Agency has serious implications for peace process initiated by federal government. On Wednesday December 18, 2013 a suicide bomber hit an explosive laden truck with an Army check post and destroyed the check post and adjacent Masjid killing 5 soldiers and injuring many. Militants also attacked…

CIA Extends Drone Attacks beyond FATA to Mainland Pakistan

CIA Extends Drone Attacks beyond FATA to Mainland Pakistan

By Kamran Wazir Peshawar The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has extended its drone strike campaign from FATA into mainland Pakistan and for the first time a drone strike is carried out in a settled district of Khyber Pakhtunkha province. On November 21, 2013, at around 5 am in the morning an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV/drone)…

How and Why Hakeemullah Mehsud was killed?

How and Why Hakeemullah Mehsud was killed?

According to information collected by the Conflict Monitoring Center from different sources it is revealed that on November 1, 2013 at 6:38 p.m. Pakistan Standard Time a CIA operated unmanned aerial vehicle (drone) fired two missiles on a vehicle, which had just approached a house in Danday Darpa Khel area of Tehsil Miranshah of North…