Pakistan Security Brief

Pakistan Security Brief – June 8, 2010

Agreement reached between government and Taliban in North Waziristan; hundreds gather to watch public execution in North Waziristan of man convicted by Taliban court; 15 militants and 1 solider killed in Orakzai Agency on Monday; Punjab government accused of downplaying militant threat in order to retain its voting bloc; Prime Minister Yousuf Gilani acknowledges trust gap between Baloch people and federal government; Lal Masjid commandos seek Supreme Court intervention; U.S. Special Envoy Richard Holbrook’s Pakistan visit cancelled.

North Waziristan

Orakzai operation



Lal Masjid

U.S. - Pak relations


[1] “Accord in NWA,” The News, June 8, 2010. Available on
[3] “Taliban execute ‘double murderer’,” The Express Tribune, June 8, 2010. Available on
[5] Saleem Shahid, “Atrocities will end soon, PM assures Balochistan,” Dawn News, June 8, 2010. Available on
[6] “Lal Masjid commandos seek Supreme Court’s intervention,” The News, June 8, 2010. Available o
[7] Baqir Sajjad Syed, “Holbrooke’s visit to Pakistan cancelled,” Dawn News, June 8, 2010. Available on
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