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Nawaz to Meet Zardari, Imran Threatens Long March, and Info Minister Says Terror Threat is National [Daily Digest – June 30, 2014]

Nawaz vows to defeat anti-democratic forces, Imran Khan threatens a long march against the government, and the information minister says that Pakistan’s terror threat is nation-wide.

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Army Announces North Waziristan Operation, Sharif Addresses Parliament, and Chinese Company Makes Big Faisalabad Textile Investment [Daily Digest – June 16, 2014]

Pakistan Army announces North Waziristan operations, Prime Minister Sharif addresses parliament, and a Chinese company makes major investment in Faisalabad textile park.

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Pakistan Army Announces North Waziristan Operation

The Pakistan Army has announced military operations in North Waziristan. The TTP

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Al-Qaeda Calls for Jihad in Kashmir

In a new message, al-Qaeda’s Asim Umar accuses Pakistan of betraying the Kashmiri cause and calls on Kashmiri Muslims to join its global jihadist movement.

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Musharraf asks for permission to leave Pakistan, China to build Gwadar airport, and calls for ‘soft’ military rule emerge. [Daily Digest – June 13, 2014]

Musharraf asks for permission to leave Pakistan, China to build Gwadar airport, and two leading commentators call for a soft version of military rule.

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First Pakistan drone strikes this year, Musharraf may be free to go, and senators complain about rerouting of Pakistan-China economic corridor. [Daily Digest – June 12, 2014]

First Pakistan drone strike this year, Musharraf may be free to go, and senators complain about rerouting of Pakistan-China economic corridor.

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Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan Claims Responsibility for Karachi Airport Attack

Rapid Action Report 10 June 2014, 23:47 EDT Usman Ghazi, the┬áleader of the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU), claimed responsibility for Sunday’s terrorist attack on Karachi’s Jinnah International…

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Civilian and military leaders meet, three soldiers killed in North Waziristan, and two Frontier Corps officers killed in Balochistan. [Daily Digest – June 11, 2014]

Civilian and military leaders meet, three soldiers killed in North Waziristan, and two Frontier Corps officers killed in Balochistan.

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Political Tensions Continue but PML-N Gov’t Remains Secure

10 June 2014 – The PML-N government remains secure in power despite its extended standoff with the army. However, a number of latent threats exist that could boost the emerging movement that seeks to bring the government down.

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Pakistan Moves to Assuage China’s Security Concerns As Threats Grow

10 June 2014 – As China pushes forward with an ambitious investment plan in Pakistan, with a potential of up to $40 billion worth of projects, the bilateral relationship is being tested by a rise in attacks by Uighur militants in China and growing threats from insurgents in Pakistan.