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Afghanistan: Where everyone’s predictions went wrong

No one had predicted what happened in Afghanistan. A few weeks ago (July 8, 2021), when US President Joe Biden was asked if the Taliban would take over Kabul by force, he...

May 2021: Worrying spike in anti-State violence in Pakistan

it is for the first time since October 2018 that 24 militant attacks were recorded in a single month

Pakistaniat Conference in Karachi on March 14

Karachi, Renowned think tank Pakistan Institute for Conflict and Security Studies (PICSS) will organize a one-day conference titled "Nationalism...

TTP will be eliminated within Six Months: PICSS Webinar

TTP will be no more an entity after six months, government should avoid issuing contradicting statements on Afghanistan. These views were expressed in a webinar organized by an...

Summer 2021: Internship Certificates Awarding Ceremony

Pakistan Institute for Conflict and Security Studies (PICSS) conducted an Internship Awarding Ceremony for the Summer Internees participants. On that occasion President PICSS Ambassador (R) Abdul Basit addressed the participants virtually on...

EU High Commissioner Androulla Kaminara takes part in plantation drive in Pakistan

European Union High Commissioner to Pakistan Androulla Kaminara planted a tree at Punjab House Park in a 100,000 tree plantation campaign by Pakistan Institute...

Sudden Surge in Militant Attacks in Pakistan Coincides with Taliban’s Takeover of Afghanistan

A complete takeover of Afghanistan by the Afghan Taliban could not deter Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan and Baloch militants from mounting more attacks inside Pakistan. The rise of the Afghan Taliban to power...

July 2021: Human Loss Slightly Declines in Anti-state Violence

Islamabad: Although July 2021 witnessed highest number of militant attacks in a single month in Pakistan during current year the number of deaths slightly declined compared with June and May 2021.

Militant Activities (Physical Assaults & Killings) In Pakistan Since 2001

Selection of this type of attacks by the militants has its own dynamics since physical assaults are considered to be riskier and has the higher probability to be detected by the security...

IED Attacks in Pakistan Since 2001

Use of an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) is also one of the effective tools of militants. According to PICSS Militancy Database use of IED is highest 4480 number of a specific type...