Conflict in Pakistan
Despite the Taliban being pushed out of power in Afghanistan in late 2001, units of the hard-line Islamist militant group remain entrenched along the frontiers of Pakistan and Afghanistan. Instability in the Pakistani government diverted attention from the developing battle for control of the region. This Guide looks at the modern history of Pakistan, and provides resources for understanding the conflict.
The Indian subcontinent was partitioned in 1947 after the British pulled out with the intention of ... read more »
In October 1999, General Pervez Musharraf took over the Pakistani government in a military coup, ... read more »