Targeted killing is the intentional killing–by a government or its agents–of a civilian or "unlawful combatant" targeted by the government, who is not in the government's custody
In Pakistan, target killings have been a rising form of violence and have contributed to security instability...
STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM
The suicide bombings and target killings in Karachi are a common phenomenon nowadays and much to the disappointment of the citizens they have increased in number over the past 3 yrs. Both the bombings and the target killings are acts of extremism and there is much speculation...
Drone Warfare in Pakistan and International Law
Since 20041, in the primarily Pashtun region known as the Federally Administered Tribal Area in Pakistan, the United States has been engaged in an arguably indiscriminate bombing campaign, using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) to target individuals, under...
In Pakistan, target killings have been a rising form of violence and have contributed to security instability in the country. They have become common and have gained attention especially in Karachi, Pakistan's largest city and economic capital. Police and law enforcement agencies have...
The Government of Pakistan over Baluchistan, the country's largest province. Recently, separatists have also clashed with Islamic Republic of Iran over its respective Baloch region, which borders Pakistan. Shortly after Pakistan's creation in 1947, the Army of the Islamic Republic...
Qaeda continues to threaten the lives and freedoms of people all over the globe. This militant Islamist organization was founded by Osama bin Laden in Pakistan between 1988 and 1989, according to Bill Moyers, of the PBS network. Al Qaeda is a multinational, stateless army, of radical Sunnis, which calls for...
Drones: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. They are designed for surveillance and targeted killings, which allows the United States to carry out certain missions without risking the lives of military personnel.
The concept of drone’s dates back...
believe the drone strikes should end because the Obama administration has succeeded in dismantling the Al Qaida core central intelligence centers in Pakistan and Afghanistan, weakening the leadership within these organizations. In addition, to weakening the terrorist organizations, the use of drones have...
Drones Attack in Pakistan:
The United States government has made hundreds of attacks on targets in northwest Pakistan since 2004 using drones (unmanned aerial vehicles) controlled by the American Central Intelligence Agency's Special Activities Division. Most of these attacks are on targets in the Federally...
breakdown of electric power in the whole Karachi vicinity. That was such an impudent condition of our recent government that shows off the 21st century Pakistan. News are full of scandalous predictions as well as real facts but with a tag of complaint only and not for its solution. New graduates in the technology...
of terror as a policy".
Although the Reign of Terror was imposed by the French government, in modern times "terrorism" usually refers to the killing of people by non-government political activists for political reasons, often as a public statement
Prof. Seth Steinbacher
Is killing through drones, considered ethical?
Regular drone attacks have now become a norm in many countries. They are effective tools that impose terror on the people that are fired against, creating more enemies for the United States...
trip in the aftermath of Osama bin Laden’s killing in Abbottabad by US forces. Nothing could be further from the truth. During the visit, the Chinese leadership assured Pakistan of their full support in its hour of need. Prime Minister Wen Jiabao informed Pakistan that China had urged the US to respect Pakistan’s...
Newspaper Discovery “The Killing of Osama Bin Laden”
Subject: International Law
Table of Contents
Chapter-I Introduction 1
Research Methodology 3
Chapter-II Newspapers Analysis 0
Whether Osama bin laden...
in an all Arab camp
* Rabbini had respect of East and West
* Implications of his death are ominous
* Geo-political change
* Rabbani killing plunges Afghanistan peace efforts into crisis
Assassination of Ahmed Wali Karzai, July 12, 2011
* Killed by trusted friend and bodyguard from...
POVERTY IN PAKISTAN
2. Poverty Condition in Pakistan
4. Causes of Poverty in Pakistan
* Government Policies
* Poor Governance
5. Remedies to Overcome Poverty...
making. Such a design of war will be prone to generate higher rates of civilian casualty, and as some statistics have shown, it is already the case in Pakistan. According to the Bureau of Investigative Journalism, a non-profit organization based in London, the casualty number resulted from drone strikes since...
strikes in Pakistan; in 2010 the same researchers found that out of 118 strikes only fourteen were successful. They measure the success of a strike by the killing of a militant leader. New American Foundation researchers believe that unmanned aerial vehicle applications are thought to affect targets in a...
Osama bin Mohammed bin Awad bin Laden
March 10, 1957
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
May 2, 2011 (aged 54)
Saudi Arabia (1957–1994)
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June 7, 1999
approximately 115 targets. This took place just shortly after Hellfire air-to-surface missiles were test fired and approved for use on Predator UAVs. When the war began in Iraq in 2003 UAVs were there helping to overthrow Saddam Hussein’s government and destroy military targets. Drones were utilized...
afflicted, at differing intensities, by various insurgent and terrorist movements. 
Terrorism in India has often been alleged to be sponsored by Pakistan. After most acts of terrorism in India, many journalists and politicians accuse Pakistan's intelligence agency, the Inter-Services Intelligence of...
the financial hub of Pakistan generating more than 70 percent of revenue for the state is the largest city of Pakistan. It, along with its citizens face a number of problems as all the big cities of the world do and so do their citizens. In one of the most developed city of Pakistan containing a whole...
march 2007 and in November 2007 and then he was restored in the government of Pakistan people’s party by an announcement made by prime minister Yousuf Raza Gillani on 16th March 2009, the people and the nation of Pakistan has played a significant role in the restoration of Judiciary.
After the restoration...
to be involved in attacks of 9/11.Pakistan being a neighboring state also got effected by this war and a series of Suicide bombing started due to Pakistan’s alliance with American as frontline strategic partner in this war .Similarly more dangerous area in Pakistan was Tribal Areas along Afghan boarder...
ORDER SITUATION IN PAKISTAN:
After 9/11, the US/Nato forces invaded and bombard the Afghan nation, sometimes indiscriminately, which led to the desired goal of destruction of Taliban rule in Afghanistan, but in addition, gave rise to a lot of internal and external problems for Pakistan: the economy, internal...
Drones: Myths and Reality in Pakistan
Asia Report N°247 | 21 May 2013
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groups. The CIA carried out its first targeted drone killing in 2002 in Afghanistan in an effort to kill Osama Bin Laden.Additionally, after the U.S invasion of Afghanistan, a number of Taliban fighters fled across the border and came into Pakistan in the regions of FATA and North Waziristan. This in...
 In August 2008, National Security Advisor M K Narayanan has said that
Mumbai has been the most preferred target for most terrorist organizations, primarily the separatist forces from Pakistan.Over the past few years a series of attacks including explosions in local trains in July 2006...
Target killing in Karachi
Target killing in Karachi is again on the rise, with police and Rangers watching the ever-deteriorating situation as silent spectators. It appears they can find no clues as to the forces behind these gruesome crimes. An official report containing details of the joint interrogation...
to those violent acts which are intended to create fear (terror), are perpetrated for a religious, political or, ideological goal; and deliberately target or disregard the safety of on (civilians). Some definitions now include acts of unlawful violence and war. The use of similar tactics by criminal organizations...