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Imran Khan's Followers -- His Weakness or His Strength?

Farahnaz Zahidi | Posted 09.10.2014 | Politics
Farahnaz Zahidi

Pakistan's political frenzy is continuing as the world looks on. It is almost a month since the wave of protests began in Pakistan's Federal Capital Islamabad.

Even Without a Coup, the Military Has Already Won in Pakistan

Husain Haqqani | Posted 09.03.2014 | World
Husain Haqqani

Many Pakistanis are torn between their support for democracy and civilian control of the military, on the one hand, and their desire for social and political reform, on the other. Just as Sharif is the flawed advocate of democracy, Khan and Qadri's calls for reform have been tainted by their covert ties with the military and its intelligence arms.

At Least 3 Killed As Protesters Clash With Pakistan Police

AP | ASIF SHAHZAD and ZARAR KHAN | Posted 08.31.2014 | World

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Anti-government protesters armed with slingshots and hammers clashed repeatedly with police Sunday in the Pakistani capital, and th...

Pakistan's Protest Leader Looks Isolated As Crisis Reaches Crossroads

Reuters | Posted 08.28.2014 | World

By Maria Golovnina and Mehreen Zahra-Malik ISLAMABAD, Aug 28 (Reuters) - Pakistani opposition politician Imran Khan appeared isolated ...

Twin Protests Suspend Life In Pakistani Capital

AP | ZARAR KHAN | Posted 08.18.2014 | World

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Twin protests demanding the Pakistani government step down have wreaked havoc in the capital, Islamabad, where commuters must circu...

Drone Strikes in Pakistan: Reapers of Their Own Destruction

Medea Benjamin | Posted 01.25.2014 | World
Medea Benjamin

The two drone strikes in November show that these attacks don't just kill and maim individuals. They also blow up peace talks. They weaken democratically elected governments. They sabotage bilateral relations. They sow hatred and resentment.

What Pakistan's Elections Will Not Deliver

Malik Siraj Akbar | Posted 06.18.2013 | World
Malik Siraj Akbar

For an unstable and fragile country like Pakistan, next month's general elections are important. But they will not necessarily resolve many of the country's outstanding problems.

Ex-Cricket Player Is Pakistani Election Wild Card

AP | SEBASTIAN ABBOT | Posted 03.23.2013 | World

LAHORE, Pakistan -- As Pakistan looks ahead to a national election later this spring, the biggest wildcard is shaping up to be cricket legend Imran Kh...

Taliban Allegedly Threaten To Kill Pakistan's Ron Paul Over Drone Protest

AP | ISHTIAQ MAHSUD | Posted 10.09.2012 | World

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan — Taliban leaders will hold a meeting to decide whether a Pakistani cricket star-turned-politician will be allowed to...