Daily Digest – January 31, 2014

Court rules against Musharraf appeal for medical treatment abroad, the Pakistani Taliban mull over talks offer, and the central bank gets an interim governor.


Daily Digest – January 30, 2014

Taliban peace committee to meet on Friday, State Bank Chief resigns, and Supreme Court rejects Musharraf’s review petition.


Daily Digest – January 29, 2014

Sharif forms Taliban peace committee, US and Pakistan discuss post-2014 funding, and Pakistan releases Afghan Taliban commander.


Daily Digest – January 28, 2014

U.S.-Pakistan strategic dialogue begins, Indian PM could visit Pakistan soon, and Karzai blames US for terrorism in Afghanistan.


Daily Digest – January 27, 2014

Majority of ruling party members support North Waziristan operation, Islamist politician calls for ceasefire with Pakistani Taliban, and government to engage in targeted ops in settled areas.


Daily Digest – January 24, 2014

Prime minister holds high-level meeting to discuss security situation, new anti-terror law comes into effect, and Hazara Shias end their protest.


Daily Digest – January 23, 2014

NOTEWORTHY NEWS: AIRSTRIKES REPORTEDLY KILL SENIOR PAKISTANI TALIBAN COMMANDERS Unnamed Pakistani security officials claim that thirty-three Uzbeks, three Germans, and two senior Pakistani Taliban leaders were killed in aistrikes…


Islamabad’s Ambitious Privatization Push Set to Face Stiff Resistance

22 January 2014 – The PML-N government in Islamabad has embarked upon an ambitious privatization program, aiming to stem the hemorrhaging of state-owned enterprises and generate revenue for the cash-strapped government. But the opposition has other plans.


Strategic Paralysis in Islamabad as Taliban Step Up Attacks

22 January 2014 – Tensions between the Pakistan Army and the Tehreek-e Taliban Pakistan are rising in the wake of two attacks on the military this week, sparking speculation that a full-fledged military operation in North Waziristan could be launched soon.


Daily Digest – January 22, 2014

NOTEWORTHY NEWS: PAKISTAN MILITARY STRIKES NORTH WAZIRISTAN Unnamed Pakistani military officials claim that thirty-six foreigners were killed in airstrikes targeted militant outposts in North Waziristan. The Pakistani Taliban’s…