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Security and Humanitarian work in Pakistan: Was 2015 a Turning Point?

In the past decade, many areas of Pakistan have endured a high level of insecurity. There are no set patterns to the violence, which has varied from attacks on law enforcement agencies and schools to sectarian violence and the targeting of medical professionals engaged in polio vaccination programmes. Regardless of the types and motives of these attacks, the civilian population have paid a high price. Agence France Presse state that by 2014, nearly 7,000 people had been killed in militant attacks in Pakistan since the emergence of the Tehreek-e-Taliban (TTP) in 2007.

18 Apr 2016 News

Nepal Earthquake Report

This report provides an overview of the Nepal earthquake (2015), documenting and analysing the impact of the earthquake, aggravating factors, the key characteristics of the affected population and the response capacity.

22 Dec 2015 Resource

Afghanistan Agreements: A Collection of Official Texts from 2001 to 2011

This paper is a collection of agreements and other documents which emerged from major conferences focused on Afghanistan, from 2001 to 2011. All agreements included are official versions, as published online through governmental websites. This collection is a product of…

22 Dec 2015 Resource

Afghanistan: Back to the reality of needs

Afghanistan is in the midst of a chronic crisis that has been underway for 35 years. Despite the billions of dollars of aid that has been poured into the country, livelihoods continue to be lost and families are reaching the…

22 Dec 2015 Resource

Narco-Jihad: Drug trafficking and Security in Afghanistan and Pakistan

This 2009 co-written paper deals with drug-trafficking and security in Afghanistan and Pakistan. The topic is introduced by Peter Mandaville by a comprehensive forward. The first article deals with “The Drug Economy in Afghanistan and Pakistan, and Military Conflict in…

1 Dec 2009 Resource