India-Pakistan: Pipeline Politics

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June 7, 2006: In Pakistani Baluchistan, tribal rebels blew up part of a gas pipeline, halting shipments temporarily. Tribal rebels are fighting for a larger share of the gas revenues.

June 6, 2006: Pakistan uncovered an illegal weapons license scam in the Northwest Tribal Territories. Up to 70,000 weapons licenses were granted illegally, which made the entire licensing program useless for controlling the proliferation of weapons in the area.

June 5, 2006: Over the weekend, violence continued along Pakistan's border with Afghanistan. Roadside bombs and suicide attacks killed and wounded about twenty security personnel. Police and soldiers man a network of checkpoints, and restrict the movement of terrorist gunmen.

June 4, 2006: Bangladesh is becoming more cooperative with India over the issue of Indian rebel camps inside Bangladesh. India believes there are over a hundred such camps, but Bangladesh has long refused to look into the matter. But now Bangladesh has to worry about its own Islamic terrorists hiding out in remote parts of northwest India.

June 2, 2006: Maoists in eastern India have made several attacks against security personnel, leaving over a dozen people dead. Maoist attacks against railroad targets also continues, with at least 21 of these attacks taking place so far this year.

June 1, 2006: The U.S. is supplying Pakistan with Harpoon anti-ship missiles.

 

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