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Pakistan Security

Pakistan's Post-2014 Chaos

Malik Siraj Akbar | Posted 03.25.2014 | Politics
Malik Siraj Akbar

Unabated Taliban violence has plunged Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and the opposition leader Imran Khan in a predicament.

Dozens Of Militants Attack Pakistani Village

Reuters | Posted 09.11.2012 | World

PESHAWAR, Pakistan, July 12 (Reuters) - Dozens of militants from Afghanistan crossed the border into Pakistan and attacked a village on Thursday, Pa...

An American in Pakistan

Ethan Casey | Posted 10.24.2011 | World
Ethan Casey

The kidnapping eleven days ago of American development worker Warren Weinstein prompts this week's column. I don't know anything about the man except ...

The Great Pakistani Deluge Never Happened

Juan Cole | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Juan Cole

The Great Deluge in Pakistan passed almost unnoticed in the US despite Obama's repeated assertions that the country is central to American security. Now, it has washed almost completely off American television and out of popular consciousness.

Pakistan Flood: What's The Security Risk?

New York Review Of Books | Ahmed Rashid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Though it has received only moderate attention in the western press, the torrential flooding of large swaths of Pakistan since late July may be the mo...

Pakistan Suicide Bomb Kills 12: Mayor Targeted In Attack On Peshwar Suburb

AP | RIAZ KHAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — A suicide bomber blew himself up Sunday in a market in northwest Pakistan crowded with shoppers ahead of a Muslim holiday, ...

Pakistan Military Accused Of Summary Executions After Dozens Of Bodies Found

The Guardian | Mark Tran | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Pakistan's security forces are under pressure to hold an inquiry after being accused by human rights groups of summarily executing suspected militants...

Lahore: Pakistan Army Overpowers Gunmen Who Attacked Police Academy

AP | BABAR DOGAR and NAHAL TOOSI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LAHORE, Pakistan — Black-clad Pakistani commandos overpowered a group of militants who had seized a police academy, took cadets hostage and kill...

Pakistan Security System Has 'Collapsed,' Says Opposition Leader

AP | RIZWAN ALI and NAHAL TOOSI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LAHORE, Pakistan — The Sri Lankan cricket team ambush shows the security system has collapsed in Pakistan since the pro-Western government took ...