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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.

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Daily Digest – January 30, 2014

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

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Daily Digest – January 29, 2014

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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…