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How the Axact Scandal Changed Pakistan's Media

Malik Siraj Akbar | Posted 05.23.2015 | Media
Malik Siraj Akbar

Never before in its media history has Pakistan experienced such a large scale of resignations from top journalists based on the investigations of a foreign newspaper. Some jaded skeptical citizens are complaining why their own secret services and the media organizations are unable to dig out stories as big as the one reported by the NYT.

WATCH: Iraq and AfPak: Now and Then

Posted 07.19.2013 | Impact

This livestream is part of our coverage of the Aspen Security Forum. For more from the series, click here. DATE: July 19, 2013. TIME: 5:45p – 6:4...

Avoiding Armageddon: South Asia's Perennial Challenge

Malik Siraj Akbar | Posted 06.05.2013 | Books
Malik Siraj Akbar

It is simply hard to overlook today's South Asia because of the enormous challenges it faces and economic opportunities it offers. South Asia, especially India, offers remarkable opportunities of economic cooperation for the United States.

The People Pay

Wajid Ali Syed | Posted 03.11.2012 | World
Wajid Ali Syed

Because of years of inaction and putting the interests of politicians over the people they were elected to serve, Pakistan's weak child of a democracy could succumb to the common cold. And the public will pay again.

Pakistan's Latest Political Trial

Syed Yahya Hussainy | Posted 02.07.2012 | World
Syed Yahya Hussainy

Though this latest episode in Pakistan's political history is unfolding in deeply troubling ways, there are reasons to hold out hope.

Resignation a Sign of Strengthening Democracy

Syed Yahya Hussainy | Posted 01.28.2012 | World
Syed Yahya Hussainy

Ironically, the fallout from the present controversy actually shows signs that hopes for a democratic Pakistan are coming true.

Pakistani Ambassador To The U.S. Hands In Resignation

AP | CHRIS BRUMMITT | Posted 01.17.2012 | World

ISLAMABAD — The Pakistani government said Thursday that it has not decided whether to accept a resignation offer from its ambassador to the U.S....

Pakistan Denies Report Of CIA-Related Arrest Involving Bin Laden Raid

AP | By MUNIR AHMED and KIMBERLY DOZIER | Posted 08.15.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD -- The Pakistani army denied Wednesday that one of its majors was among a group of Pakistanis who Western officials say were arrested for fe...

Glenn Beck Should Oppose Quran Burning, Pakistani Ambassador Says

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

WASHINGTON — Pakistan's ambassador to the United States is calling on conservative radio and television host Glenn Beck to denounce the planned ...

Pakistan's Problem with Taliban Denial

Olivia Sterns | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Olivia Sterns

In the long-term, defeating the Taliban will depend not just on resolving the causes they use to recruit, but on uprooting popular denial.