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Pakistan's Islam Imperils the Public Space

Qanta Ahmed, MD | Posted 03.25.2013 | World
Qanta Ahmed, MD

Religious intolerance has become de facto a central component of Pakistani identity. This intolerance is legislated within Pakistan's constitution, rooted in a Presidential decree, no less, when Pakistan introduced new legal definitions defining Muslim identity.

Destiny's daughter

Ginny Dougary | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ginny Dougary

Benazir Bhutto's life has been a rollercoaster of high political drama, acute personal loss, early triumph followed by downfall and charges of corrupt...

One Year of the Zardari Presidency

Farahnaz Ispahani | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Farahnaz Ispahani

A year after the election of Asif Ali Zardari, Pakistan's march toward democracy continues, and the decision to elect President Zardari is proving to have been the correct one.

UN Bhutto Assassination Probe To Begin 1.5 Years After Killing

Voice Of America | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The United Nations secretary-general has appointed a three-person commission to investigate the circumstances of former Pakistani Prime Minister Benaz...

George Clooney Dating a Bhutto?

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Shirin Sadeghi

Say it ain't so, George -- Syriana was impressive, but your international political credentials are rather outweighed by your international flings. If you really care about Fatima, you'll let her go...

Benazir the Martyr: an Anniversary on the Brink of War

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Shirin Sadeghi

As the anniversary of Benazir Bhutto's assassination comes and goes, some people in Pakistan have quietly concluded that getting assassinated was the best thing she ever did.

The New Dark Ages

E. A. Hanks | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
E. A. Hanks

It's bad. Everything everywhere seems bad. I can't help but feel like we're headed into another year of the New Dark Ages. War, famine, pestilence and plague, you name it, we've got it.

Reid Wants Bush To Pressure Pakistan

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Thursday urged President George W. Bush to consider cutting aid to Pakistan unless it restores full civil rights ...

Pakistan: US Forces Cannot Hunt Al Qaida, Taliban Militants On Our Soil

AP | SADAQAT JAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Pakistan reiterated Sunday that it will not let American forces hunt al-Qaida and Taliban militants on its soil, after a news report said Washington w...

Islamist Politicians Emerge As Pakistan's Power Brokers

Wall Street Journal | PETER WONACOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Just after night fell at a campaign rally last Thursday, conservative Islamist politician Khalid Waqar heard the news: Benazir Bhutto, Pakistan's best...

Jason Linkins

"This Is A Big Win For Al-Qaeda...The World Has To Pay Attention." | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the wake of Benazir Bhutto's assassination, the starkest analysis was offered by political analyst Raghida Dergham: MIKA BRZEZINSKI: What concerns...

Bhutto On Musharraf: "Any Understanding Between Us Is Now Finished"

Sunday Times of London (U.K.) | Christina Lamb and Dean Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

BENAZIR BHUTTO last night demanded that General Pervez Musharraf step down and insisted that any hope of an understanding with him was now "finished"....