Pakistan Security Brief

Pakistan Security Brief – May 25, 2010

Mehsud militants start leaving North Waziristan after Pakistan’s military threatens military action, Afghan intelligence agency accuses ISI of role in suicide bombing,; alleged Mumbai mastermind cleared by Pakistan’s Supreme Court; security forces kill thirteen militants in clashes in Orakzai Agency, NATO installs surveillance system along Af-Pak border; United Nations Chief calls for increased donor contributions to meet funding shortfall in Pakistan,  militant leaders houses destroyed and five arrested in Minglawar area, Indian Premier wants improved economic and diplomatic ties with Pakistan.

Mehsud militants agree to leave NWA

Afghan spy agency accuses Pakistan

  • Saeed Ansari, an Afghan intelligence official, accused Pakistan’s intelligence agency of involvement in last week’s suicide bombings that killed six NATO troops and twelve Afghan civilians. The remarks came during a news conference on Monday announcing the arrest of seven suspects involved in the attack. “When we say that those attacks were plotted from the other side of the border, the intelligence service of our neighboring country has definitely had its role in equipping and training of this group,” Mr Ansari Said.[2]

Mumbai “mastermind” released


NATO installs border surveillance

 UN to meet IDPs’ needs in Pakistan


Indian PM stresses economy and diplomacy

[1] Mushtaq Yusufzai, “Mehsud militants agree to leave NWA,” The News, May 25, 2010. Avialable at
 “SC upholds release of cleric linked to Mumbai,” Dawn, May 25, 2010. Available at
Ravi Nessman, “India PM: 'Major effort' in Indo-Pakistan talks,” Associated Press, May 25, 2010. Available at
[2] Rod Nordland and Abdul; Waheed Wafa, “Afghan Spy Agency Accuses Pakistan Agency in Suicide Bombing,” New York Times, May 24, 2010. Available at
[3] Asif Shahzad,“Pakistan court: Mumbai suspect can stay free,” Associated Press, May 25, 2010. Available at
[5] “Nato installs surveillance system near Chaman border,” Geo Television Network, May 25, 2010. Available at
[6] “UN chief says he is ‘working hard’ to meet IDPs’ needs in Pakistan,” The News, May 25, 2010. Available at
[7] “Five terrorists surrender, houses of two destroyed,” Daily Times, May 25, 2010. Available at\05\25\story_25-5-2010_pg7_4.
[8] Jim Yardley, “Indian Premier Stresses Economy and Diplomacy,” New York Times, May 24, 2010. Available at
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