Pakistan Security Brief - April 14, 2010

Pakistan Security Brief –April 14, 2010

Most of Orakzai seized from militants; US and Pakistan have different plans in North Waziristan; NATO General says Pakistan military offensives effective in Afghanistan; TTP will prevent Mehsud tribe from building relations with the government; Pakistani jets strike a hotel in Khyber; militants attack a checkpoint in Mohmand; protests continue in Abbottabad and other districts; UN envoy pleads for more humanitarian aid for Pakistan.

FATA

Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa

Humanitarian aid



[1] Anwar Shakir, “Pakistan Seizes 2nd Tribal Zone in Anti-Taliban War (Update1),” Bloomberg, April 14, 2010. Available at http://www.businessweek.com/news/2010-04-14/pakistan-seizes-second-tribal-region-in-anti-taliban-fight.html.
[2] Karen DeYoung and Griff Witte, “U.S. and Pakistan adapt their approach on divisive issue of North Waziristan ,” Washington Post, April 14, 2010. Available at http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/04/13/AR2010041302614.html?sid=ST2010041303017.
[3] Charlotte McDonald-Gibson, “Pakistan's anti-Taliban push proves divisive,” AFP, April 14, 2010. Available at http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5jeNzn-gJfc4sNt5-titCQvJ6Y8VQ.
[4] Haji Mujtaba, “Taliban threaten to foil plans of Mehsud tribes’ rehabilitation,” Daily Times, April 14, 2010. Available at http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=2010\04\14\story_14-4-2010_pg7_20.
[5] Said Nazir Afridi, “Three militants killed as jets hit hotel in Tirah,” The News, April 14, 2010. Available at http://www.thenews.com.pk/top_story_detail.asp?Id=28314.
[6] “Three soldiers hurt in Mohmand,” The News, April 14, 2010. Available at http://www.thenews.com.pk/top_story_detail.asp?Id=28314.
[7] “Protests over renaming the NWFP intensify,” Dawn, April 13, 2010. Available at http://www.dawn.com/wps/wcm/connect/dawn-content-library/dawn/news/pakistan/provinces/03-protests-over-renaming-the-nwfp-intensify-ss-02. “Protestors block Karakoram highway,” Express Tribune, April 14, 2010. Available at http://tribune.com.pk/story/5827/protest-in-abbottabad-continues/. “Anti-Pakhtunkhwa protest,” The News, April 14, 2010. Available at http://www.thenews.com.pk/top_story_detail.asp?Id=28304.
[8] “UN lobbies for more aid for Pakistan's displaced persons,” AFP, April 14, 2010. Available at http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5hC7PUBXQhCCx1H6bSc5-e64NoY7Q.