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It's High Time to Quell the Insurgency in Pakistan

Madiha Shah Modi | Posted 08.13.2014 | World
Madiha Shah Modi

A full scale military operation to rid Pakistan of the scourge of terrorism in the country's tribal belt has sparked a national debate, and defense analysts and experts on Afghan affairs and militancy have begun shedding light on the Karachi airport attack. Given that Pakistan has already reportedly suffered 49,000 casualties -- including the loss of more than 15,000 security personnel in its fight against homegrown insurgency -- and given the prospects of full throttle action against the militants in coming days, the government needs to focus on formulating an effective strategy to avoid civilian casualties in future situations. Hence, it is the high time to quell the insurgency through employing all the resources available.

The War For Karachi

AP | REBECCA SANTANA | Posted 12.10.2012 | World

KARACHI, Pakistan -- Bodies are piling up in Pakistan's largest city as it suffers one of its most violent years in history, and concern is growing th...