Despite Threats, Militants Could Not Manage to Attack During Moharram

Despite Threats, Militants Could Not Manage to Attack During Moharram

Despite an heightened threat of violence on the eve of Ashura (9th and 10th of Moharram), no major incident of violence particularly of sectarian nature was reported in the country though four militant attacks were reported that caused no human life but 11 people including four security forces personnel were injured. Since security forces were…

Jamat-ul-Ahrar the most potent group fighting against Pakistan

Jamat-ul-Ahrar the most potent group fighting against Pakistan

On April 17, 2017, Director General of Inter Services Public Relations (DG ISPR) revealed in a press briefing that head of Jamat-ul-Ahrar’s media commission and former spokesman Ehsanullah Ehsan has surrendered before Pakistan Army. Ehsan was previously spokesman of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan before Shahidullah Shahid (late) had replaced him. Surrender of Ehsanullah is apparently a big…

Increase in high profile attacks in the country: PICSS

Increase in high profile attacks in the country: PICSS

  Number of militant attacks decreased in March but escalation in high profile attack resulted in higher number of casualties in the country compared to February 2016. Dramatic decline in casualties in militant attacks is observed in Balochistan after busting of RAW network at the start of the month. This was stated in monthly security…

Stalemate in Number of Militant Attacks: Have hard measures attained their maximum utility?

Stalemate in Number of Militant Attacks: Have hard measures attained their maximum utility?

Press Release: 2nd October, 2015 A freeze in diminishing trend of militant attacks has been observed by Islamabad based independent think tank Pakistan Institute for Conflict and Security Studies (PICSS). According to statistics gathered and recorded by the PICSS, the number of militant attacks has been floating around 50 attacks per month suggesting that hard…