Pakistan Security Brief - June 14, 2013

TTP’s Faqir Muhammed still in Afghan custody; al Qaeda activist arrested for killing of prosecutor in Benazir Bhutto case; John Kerry to visit Islamabad; FC arrests militant with arms cache; Pakistan will build another nuclear facility; Six killed in Karachi; Pakistan displeased with U.S. over NSA reports; New government won’t release U.S. backed Dr. Afridi; Six wounded in Karachi, 47 arrested; Mining company to sue government; Sharif discusses energy policy; Cabinet of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa sworn in; Extremists limit Lahore publication; Police official shot and wounded in Swabi.

Militancy 

 U.S. Pakistan Relations

 Defense

 Domestic

                    


 
[1]“Afghan President supports Nawaz Sharif’s stand on drones,” The News, June 14, 2013. Available at http://www.thenews.com.pk/article-105239-Afghan-President-supports-Nawaz-Sharifs-stand-on-drones
[2]“Al Qaeda activist arrested in murder of Benazir case prosecutor,” Dawn, June 14, 2013. Available at http://beta.dawn.com/news/1018011/al-qaeda-activist-arrested-in-murder-of-bb-case-prosecutor
[3]Syed Ali Shah, “FC arrest suspected militant in Chaman, recover suicide jackets,” Dawn, June 14, 2013. Available at  http://beta.dawn.com/news/1018206/fc-arrest-suspected-militant-in-chaman-recover-suicide-jackets
[4]“Karachi: Violence claims six more lives,” The News, June 13, 2013. Available at http://www.thenews.com.pk/article-105078-Karachi:-Violence-claims-six-more-lives
[5]“Three killed, 10 injured in Karachi mishaps,” The News, June 14, 2013. Available at  http://www.thenews.com.pk/article-105235-Three-killed,-10-injured-in-Karachi-mishaps
[6]“Karachi police arrest 47 accused in 24 hours,” The News, June 13, 2013. Available at http://www.thenews.com.pk/article-105081-Karachi-police-arrest-47-accused-in-24-hours-
[7]Mohammad Hussain Khan, “Body of kidnapped teenager found near Hyderabad,” Dawn, June 12, 2013. Available at http://beta.dawn.com/news/1017789/body-of-kidnapped-teenager-found-near-hyderabad
[8]“Targeted assault: Constable injured by masked gunmen,” Express Tribune, June 14, 2013. Available at http://tribune.com.pk/story/562873/targeted-assault-constable-injured-by-masked-gunmen/
[9]Rana Tanveer, “Ahmadi-owned magazine’s office under siege,” Express Tribune, June 14. 2013. Available at http://tribune.com.pk/story/562923/ahmadi-owned-magazines-office-under-siege/
[10]Kamran Yousaf, “Reviving strained ties: FO confirms Kerry’s visit this month,” Express Tribune, June 14, 2013. Available at http://tribune.com.pk/story/563048/reviving-strained-ties-fo-confirms-kerrys-visit-this-month/
[11]Baqir Sajjad Syed, “Explanation sought on US surveillance,” Dawn, June 14, 2013. Available at http://beta.dawn.com/news/1018146/explanation-sought-on-us-surveillance
[12]Sib Kaifee,“New Pakistani regime turns back on hero doctor who helped get Bin Laden,” Fox News, June 13, 2013. Available at  http://www.foxnews.com/world/2013/06/13/new-pakistani-regime-turns-back-on-hero-doctor-who-helped-get-bin-laden/
[13]“Pakistan Ok’s China-Backed Atomic Energy Project: Insider,” NTI, June 13, 2013. Available at  http://www.nti.org/gsn/article/pakistan-oks-china-backed-atomic-energy-project-insider/
[14]“Nawaz chairs meeting on power crisis,” The News, June 14, 2013. Available at http://www.thenews.com.pk/article-105254-Nawaz-chairs-meeting-on-power-crisis
PM gives go-ahead to raise power tariff,” Dawn, June 14, 2013. Available at http://beta.dawn.com/news/1018195/nawaz-chairs-meeting-on-energy-crisis
[15]Saleem Shahid, “Tethyan plans to seek damages over Reko Diq,” Dawn, June 14, 2013. Available at http://beta.dawn.com/news/1018147/tethyan-plans-to-seek-damages-over-reko-diq
[16]Zahir Shah Sherazi,” “No female minister in KP as cabinet takes oath,” Dawn, June 14, 2013. Available at http://beta.dawn.com/news/1017970/no-female-minister-in-kp-as-cabinet-takes-oath