The Taliban attacked the Federal Investigation Agency, two police academies in Lahore, and a police station in the northwest, part of a weeklong onslaught that could strengthen military's resolve against the militants.
The Pakistan Taliban may have sought to scare the military from launching an offensive against their base in South Waziristan. But the attacks, which killed 112 people in the past week, could harden the Army's resolve.
A suicide bomb that killed more than 40 people in a Peshawar market capped a week of provocative moves by the Taliban.
One year after becoming president, the widower of Benazir Bhutto has been battered by economic crises and political missteps – despite some military successes.
The arrests show that militants still pose a threat throughout the country despite the death of Taliban leader Baitullah Mehsud.
Authorities arrested 100 people and sought 700 more in connection with Saturday's deadly mob attack. Threats against Pakistan's minorities are increasing, watchdog reports.
The art scene in the cosmopolitan city of Lahore is being changed by Taliban threats.
The killing of the anti-Taliban religious leader may be an attempt to stoke sectarian violence.