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Pakistan bus attack underscores chronic instability in Karachi, notwithstanding intensified security campaign by police, paramilitary

Despite increased attention towards the state of insecurity in Karachi, emphasized by a now expanding campaign by Pakistani Rangers and police to control the streets, the militant attack on May 13 is just the latest reminder to the city’s chronic instability. … Continue reading

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Pakistan’s Punjab Province on alert for suicide attack

Reports released on May 7 indicated that Pakistani intelligence sounded alarm bells of a possible attack in Punjab Province. Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), known as the Pakistani Taliban, has reportedly dispatched two of its militants to the province for an attack, … Continue reading

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Indian police station attacked by Muslim militants in Jammu and Kashmir State

On March 20, at least two militants, believed to be from Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeI) raided an Indian police station in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua district. Four Indians were killed. The militants, dressed in Indian military fatigues, were then killed in a … Continue reading

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Taliban suicide bombings during Mass spawn Christian riots in Pakistan’s Lahore

Pakistan’s sectarian conflict continues to fester. During the morning hours of March 15, two Islamist suicide bombers belonging to Jamatul Ahrar, affiliates of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), chose to target Pakistan’s largest Christian community, in Youhanabad, Lahore. The bombers detonated their explosives … Continue reading

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Pakistan & India: Cross-border fire reported along Line of Control (LoC) on February 27

Reports indicated that shooting erupted between Indian and Pakistani forces near Pakistan’s Kenthigal Dabsi village in the Nakyal district along the Line of Control (LoC), leading to one Pakistani civilian receiving wounds. Earlier, several shots were reportedly fired in India’s … Continue reading

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India & Pakistan border hostilities likely to continue as Islamabad seeks to intensify Kashmir debate

On January 13, in a joint conference with Sartaj Aziz, adviser to Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif on national security and foreign affairs, visiting US Secretary of State John Kerry asked Pakistan to work with India to establish peace. However, Aziz … Continue reading

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Mumbai on high-alert as India says four Pakistan-based militant teams infiltrate country, ready to attack

Once again, India’s largest cities are bracing for militant attacks. Reports on January 22 indicated that four states, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Odisha, and Uttar Pradesh, in addition to Mumbai, are on high alert after the Intelligence Bureau (IB) warned that militants … Continue reading

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