Chief Justice warns Karachi has been taken over by criminals and terrorists, LNG terminal gets approval, and Q1 economic growth exceeds targets.
Anti-TTP military operations expand, Pakistan has big plans for nuclear power expansion, and LNG terminal project approval delayed.
Pakistani official warns against Afghanistan “zero option,” Iran hardens stance on gas pipeline, and Pakistan using homemade drones in FATA.
25 February 2014 – Balochistan is experiencing a comprehensive breakdown in security as ethnic Baloch separatists, anti-Shia terrorists, and Iranian Baloch militants have increased their attacks this year, imperiling important political gains.
25 February 2014 – Pakistan moves closer to military operations in North Waziristan as senior officials in Islamabad distance themselves from peace talks and the Pakistani military’s retaliatory attacks against the TTP expand into offensive strikes.
Federal cabinet approves internal security policy, Pakistan air force strikes North and South Waziristan, petroleum minister says Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline off the table.
Suicide attack near Iranian consulate in Peshawar, CIA chief visits Pakistan, and Pakistani Taliban commander killed in ambush.
Pakistan sends additional forces into North Waziristan, Prime Minister to address National Assembly, and conflicting reports about status of 3G/4G spectrum action.
Pakistani military strikes North Waziristan, Foreign Ministry protests killing of paramilitary forces in Afghanistan, and Defense and Interior Ministers back army actions.
Interior Ministry warns of terrorist sleeper cells in Islamabad, Afghan Taliban reject Dubai talks, and army chief and prime minister meet to discuss Pakistani Taliban talks.