Conflict in Pakistan

Conflict in Pakistan, Pakistan Afghanistan

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.

Origins of the Conflict in Pakistan

The Indian subcontinent was partitioned in 1947 after the British pulled out with the intention of ... read more »

The Pakistan Conflict Today

In October 1999, General Pervez Musharraf took over the Pakistani government in a military coup, ... read more »

The Impact of the Current Crisis in Pakistan

In mid-February 2009, in a bid to quell violence between the government and the Taliban, Pakistan ... read more »

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