Drone Strikes resumed during Zarb-e-Azb, further escalation after BSA

Drone Strikes resumed during Zarb-e-Azb, further escalation after BSA

According to data released by the Conflict Monitoring Center, drone strikes in Pakistan have increased during Zarb-e-Azb and further stepped up after signing of Bilateral Security Agreement between U.S. and Afghanistan. The Conflict Monitoring Center which monitors anti-state violence and drone strikes now works as statistical division of an independent think tank the Pak Institute…

Drone Targeted Haqqanis not TTP: Reuters Story on Drone Analysed

Drone Targeted Haqqanis not TTP: Reuters Story on Drone Analysed

The Conflict Monitoring Center has learnt from its sources that U.S. drone strikes during the night between Wednesday and Thursday (June 11 and 12, 2014) had targeted a group of militants of Haqqani Network who were moving in a truck on Ghulam Khan-Miran Shah road in Tabi Tool Khel village near Pak Afghan border. Four…

2013: Drone strikes in Pakistan to all time low since 2007

2013: Drone strikes in Pakistan to all time low since 2007

Islamabad: According to data released by the Conflict Monitoring Center, a remarkable decline in drone strikes in Pakistan has been observed during the year 2013. The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has carried out 27 drone strikes in Pakistan during the year, which are lowest in numbers since 2007. Drone strikes killed 181 people in Pakistan…

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…

Drones Now Haunt Nawaz Sharif

Drones Now Haunt Nawaz Sharif

Drones Now Haunt Nawaz Sharif According to monthly report of Islamabad based organization the Conflict Monitoring Center (CMC), The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) of United States has killed 24 and injured 10 people in its covert drone strikes in Pakistan during last month.   The CMC monitors anti-state violence in Pakistan. The report says that unmanned…

What’s behind Pakistan’s Sudden Silence on Drones

What’s behind Pakistan’s Sudden Silence on Drones

Pakistan’s government has gone dead silent on drone attacks despite its rhetorical reaction to first such strike after Nawaz Sharif sworn in as Prime Minister of Pakistan. On July 14th the CIA killed two more human beings in North Waziristan who were riding on a motor bike. Anonymous Pakistani intelligence officials keeping the business ‘as…

After Dr. Afridi’s Conviction CIA on Rampage in FATA

After Dr. Afridi’s Conviction CIA on Rampage in FATA

Islamabad After conviction of its informant the CIA has intensified drone attacks in Pakistan. According to monthly report of Islamabad based Conflict Monitoring Center which regularly monitors drone attacks and anti-state militancy in the region, American Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has carried out six drone attacks during May 2012, five of them after conviction of…