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Athar Mohiudin
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Athar Mohiudin has been working as Senior Sub- Editor with English daily The Nation, Islamabad, for the last four years. He is a 2013 fellow with the International Center for Journalists' U.S. Professional Partnership in Journalism program.

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The Time to Attack Iran Could Be Over

(0) Comments | Posted December 19, 2013 | 4:14 PM

Expectedly, the new developments on the Tehran nuclear issue are not the calm before the storm. The interim agreement reached in November between Iran and six world powers -- the United States, China, Britain, France, Germany and Russia -- and the late developments of December may lead to some far-reaching...

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Increasing Difficulties for U.S. In Afghan War

(0) Comments | Posted November 25, 2013 | 10:42 AM

Complexities start multiplying for the United States ahead of withdrawal from Afghanistan, as on one side the situation is far from favorable for Washington in Kabul while on the other relatively safe NATO supply routes from Pakistan may face a closure.

After failure in talks aimed an inking an agreement...

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Pakistan Family To Tell Congress About Drone Strike That Killed Grandmother

(517) Comments | Posted October 25, 2013 | 7:34 PM

WASHINGTON -- Congress for the first time will hear testimony from survivors of a U.S. drone strike, in a briefing Tuesday organized by Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.).

Rafiq ur Rehman, whose mother was killed in an October 2012 drone attack in Pakistan, will testify, as will his two young children,...

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Pakistani Community In U.S. Gives Insight Into Complexities Of U.S.-Pakistan Relationship

(24) Comments | Posted October 25, 2013 | 7:00 PM

WASHINGTON -- Following Wednesday's visit from Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in which he says he urged Obama to end the U.S. drone program in his country, medical student Mohammad Aamir has a unique perspective on the at-times tense relationship between the U.S. and Pakistan. Two years ago,...

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Afghanistan Security Tops Pakistani Prime Minister's Agenda For Meeting With Obama

(16) Comments | Posted October 17, 2013 | 4:00 PM

WASHINGTON -- Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif plans to put Afghanistan at the top of the agenda when he meets with President Barack Obama in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 23.

Specifically, Sharif wants to discuss Pakistan's reservations about the state of its war-torn neighborhood after NATO troops withdraw, as well...

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Nawaz Sharif Receives High-Level National Security Briefing In Advance Of Meeting With Obama

(26) Comments | Posted October 15, 2013 | 7:16 PM

WASHINGTON -- Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif readied for his upcoming visit to the United States in a high-level meeting on Tuesday to discuss his country's national security. Sharif, who was elected in June, is due to meet with President Barack Obama on Oct. 23.

According...

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