Independent think tank claims government’s focus on peace talks is allowing Taliban to make a comeback.
Observers claim court ban on Jamaat, government crackdown on Islamist party’s leaders is helping it gain support.
Former president remains confined to hospital bed due to an ongoing heart problem.
The dead include the organization’s Islamabad chapter secretary-general.
Controversial polls expected to exacerbate ongoing conflict.
U.S. says the to-be-released men pose a security threat.
Two killed, 31 injured in first terrorist attack of the year.