The Heat: Pakistan Crisis

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Since December, Pakistan has been rocked by a series of suicide bombings.

One of the most devastating happened in late March, when a powerful bomb ripped through a crowded park in the provincial capital Lahore. The result killed dozens, including women and children.

A faction of the Pakistani Taliban, known as Jamaat-ur-Ahrar, claimed responsibility for the attack.

In response, the government has launched another major offensive against extremist groups in the country’s most populous province of Punjab.

CCTV’S Danial Kahn reports from Islamabad.

The Heat: Pakistan Crisis Part 1

The Heat: Pakistan Crisis Part 1

Since December, Pakistan has been rocked by a series of suicide bombings. One of the most devastating happened in late March, when a powerful bomb ripped through a crowded park in the provincial capital Lahore. The result killed dozens, including women and children. A faction of the Pakistani Taliban, known as Jamaat-ur-Ahrar, claimed responsibility for the attack.

To further discuss the situation in Pakistan:

  • Farhana Qazi, author of “Secrets of the Kashmir Valley”
  • Sultan Mahmood Hali, a veteran of the Pakistan Air Force and a television host with PTV News
  • Ali Imran, managing editor of Views & News Magazine and a columnist with Pakistan Today
  • Raza Rumi, a policy analyst, journalist and author from Pakistan.
The Heat: Pakistan Crisis Part 2

The Heat: Pakistan Crisis Part 2

To further discuss the situation in Pakistan: Farhana Qazi, author of "Secrets of the Kashmir Valley” Sultan Mahmood Hali, a veteran of the Pakistan Air Force and a television host with PTV News Ali Imran, managing editor of Views & News Magazine and a columnist with Pakistan Today Raza Rumi, a policy analyst, journalist and author from Pakistan