*The figures quoted above have been collected from local and international newspapers. The number of ceasefire violations may vary across sources.
Why is this time different?
The resumption of hostilities has displaced an estimated 30,000 villagers, who have fled their border homes in anticipation of further violence. This year 42 . . . → Read More: Making sense of Pakistan – India LoC
Beheadings, stoning to death, blasphemy, conversion by the sword, caliphate — words that have come back to haunt us from the Middle Ages. You just have to open a newspaper or watch TV and you read about the Boko Haram in Nigeria, the Taliban in Pakistan and Afghanistan, the Islamic State of Iraq . . . → Read More: Islam has nothing to do with terrorism
(By Tahir Khan) ISLAMABAD: Afghanistan’ National Security Council (NSC) on Sunday ordered the country’s security forces to suppress all incursions by Pakistan and its security forces on Afghan soil.
Outgoing President Hamid Karzai presided over the meeting of key ministers, top military generals and intelligence officials in Kabul and reviewed the movement of Pakistani forces along . . . → Read More: Afghans protecting TTP terrorists from Pak Army
Ukraine. Gaza. Syria. Yemen. Pakistan. If it feels like the United States is always at war somewhere, that’s because it is. Not just Iraq and Afghanistan – the two wars we all know about. And, granted, we’re not only talking boots on the ground. It’s our money, our weapons and – more often in recent . . . → Read More: USA – Can’t stay out of other country’s affairs
By Fatima Rizvi
In todays interconnected world no country is alone because the media makes sure that everything is splashed across in headlines and breaking news breaks. One just has to take the time to survey the world. Right now the Somali terrorist group Al Shabab is carrying out bombings in Somalia and Kenya. Sudan is facing . . . → Read More: Now it’s Pakistan’s war
Drones are often called unmanned aircraft. But there is a lot of human drama when they crash. Drone pilots and other crew members swear, scream and yell at their remote-control video screens when the aircraft fly out of control. Those moments are often captured by audio recorders in ground control stations. Here’s a sampling of . . . → Read More: What goes on behind the drone controls
RAWALPINDI – Anti-Narcotic Force (ANF) Director General Maj Gen Khawar Hanif said the use of drugs had become national security issue which was also affecting the youth and causing serious diseases among them.
He expressed these views at press briefing held at ANF Headquarters on Tuesday. He said that billion of . . . → Read More: Drugs related deaths higher than terror toll
Pre 9/11 the terrorist activities were not politically motivated but were funded by foreign powers so that Pakistan would be internally weakened enough to give up its support and demand for Kashmir and would not extend any support to Afghan Mujahideen who were fighting Soviet Union in Afghanistan. But at that time the . . . → Read More: Zarb-e-Azb: The only option
The Pakistan Army on Sunday finally launched the long-awaited full scale military operation against foreign and local terrorists in North Waziristan tribal region bordering Afghanistan.
The announcement came from the military through a statement on Sunday, hours after air force jets bombed hideouts of terrorists in the volatile region, claiming to have killed more than . . . → Read More: Armed offensive launched to eliminate terrorists