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Private security

Opinion Private security Ikram Sehgal Thursday, April 03, 2014 From Print Edition The primary responsibility of the state being to provide overall security for the life and property of its citizens, private individuals, property owners and businesses look beyond the … Continue reading

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Food for thought: PTI quizzes govt over presence of foreign security firms

Food for thought: PTI quizzes govt over presence of foreign security firms By Our Correspondent Published: February 7, 2014 Asks what measures are in place to prevent the entry of foreign contractors. PHOTO: FILE ISLAMABAD: A key figure of the opposition … Continue reading

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Husain Haqqani on America’s Diplomat Shame

Husain Haqqani on America’s Diplomat Shame By Husain Haqqani December 19th 20131:00 pm More Stories by Husain Haqqani The arrest and mistreatment of an Indian consul in New York is particularly galling considering how frequently America’s own emissaries benefit from … Continue reading

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Study: U.S. TV ad campaign in Pakistan misses mark

Study: U.S. TV ad campaign in Pakistan misses mark Military Intelligence Tom Vanden Brook, USA TODAY 3:22 p.m. EST December 9, 2013 (Photo: Aamir Qureshi, AFP/Getty Images) SHARE 45 CONNECT 47 TWEETCOMMENTEMAILMORE Filed under Good Intentions and Good Money for … Continue reading

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FY 2014 Comprehensive Oversight Plan for Southwest Asia Issued

Deputy Inspector General for Southwest Asia September 30, 2013 FY 2014 Comprehensive Oversight Plan for Southwest Asia Issued   The Department of Defense Inspector General and the Southwest Asia Joint Planning Group have issued the FY 2014 Comprehensive Oversight Plan … Continue reading

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Pakistani contractors resume Nato oil supplies to Afghanistan

Pakistani contractors resume Nato oil supplies to Afghanistan AFP Pakistani transporters and contractors had stopped driving oil supplies from Karachi to the Afghan border at Torkham in June due to frequent attacks on the vehicles.—AFP/File Photo Published 2013-09-04 15:34:38 PESHAWAR: … Continue reading

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Bird of Chaman, Flower of the Khyber: Riding Shotgun from Karachi to Kabul in a Pakistani Truck

Bird of Chaman, Flower of the Khyber: Riding Shotgun from Karachi to Kabul in a Pakistani Truck [Kindle Edition] Matthieu Aikins (Author) Book Description Publication Date: May 7, 2013 A reporter’s wild journey in the back of a Pakistani truck, … Continue reading

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How a Single Spy Helped Turn Pakistan Against the United States

How a Single Spy Helped Turn Pakistan Against the United States Photo illustration from photographs by Arif Ali/AFP, via Newscom (left) and Douglas County sheriff’s office (right). By MARK MAZZETTI Published: April 9, 2013 231 Comments The burly American was … Continue reading

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CP Exclusive: Foreign Affairs broke rules on Afghan, Pakistan embassy contracts

CP Exclusive: Foreign Affairs broke rules on Afghan, Pakistan embassy contracts By Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press October 22, 2012 OTTAWA – The Foreign Affairs Department broke government rules by handing two sole-sourced security contracts, worth $15 million, to a … Continue reading

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Pakistan’s security business booms

October 11, 2012 6:34 pm Pakistan’s security business booms By Farhan Bokhari in Karachi ©AFP Pakistan’s decade-long campaign against al-Qaeda and the Taliban may have made the country’s urban areas calmer, as armed assaults and suicide attacks have tapered off. … Continue reading

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