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Speak Truth to Power

Kathy Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kathy Kelly

What has U.S. invasion and occupation unleashed in Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan? And how are these wars creating security for U.S. people?

Afghan Election: Pressure Mounts For Karzai To Strike A Deal

The Observer | Declan Walsh | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Five US soldiers were among dozens killed in a wave of violence in Afghanistan as pressure grew on President Hamid Karzai last night to strike a power...

Urban Pak Youth Meet With Their Swat Counterparts To Work Towards Change

Nosheen Abbas | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nosheen Abbas

This retreat was organized by youths from Islamabad in order to share a message of progressive tolerance.

Elite Pakistani Students Pick Up Trash To Clean Up The Country

Nosheen Abbas | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nosheen Abbas

Tired of hearing people complain about what's wrong with Pakistan, these students decided to do something about it by meeting every Sunday to clean up trash.

Asking Pakistanis, When?

Betwa Sharma | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Betwa Sharma

Why have Pakistanis endured decades of bad politics and their violent consequences? Why do they watch their leaders play a foolhardy game with the Taliban? Can they not do more?

Pakistan Taliban Attacks Prevent Return Of Landowners

The New York Times | Jane Perlez and Pir Zubair Shah | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- Even as hundreds of thousands of people stream back to the Swat Valley after months of fighting, one important group is conspic...

Pakistan's Refugees Burden Its Major Cities

nytimes.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Pakistan is experiencing its worst refugee crisis since partition from India in 1947, and while the world may be familiar with the tent camps that hav...

Hashoo Bombers Strike Again

Derek Henry Flood | Posted 06.29.2011 | World
Derek Henry Flood

People across the region who depend on the Ismaili establishment for employment, sustenance and remittances have suffered enormously from the Taleban's unforgiving insurgency.

Islamabad Police Station Hit By Bomb Explosion

Al Jazeera English | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A bomb has exploded at a police station in Islamabad, Pakistan's capital, as the military continues to battle Taliban fighters in the northwest of the...

Obama's Deepening AfPak Crisis

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
William Bradley

With the appropriate huzzahs for Obama's first 100 days still ringing in the air, his new AfPak strategy, for the linked crisis of Afghanistan and Pakistan, is already in deep trouble.

Pakistan: Who's To Blame?

Jamal Dajani | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jamal Dajani

US attacks on tribal areas in Pakistan have done nothing to reduce the Taliban's influence, but rather have backfired and strengthened it politically.

Islamabad Police Base Hit By Suicide Bomber

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A suicide bomber has killed at least five paramilitary police in an attack on a security base in the Pakistan capital, Islamabad, police say....

Holbrooke Holds Talks In India, Discusses Relations With Pakistan

Al Jezeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The new US special envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan has met Indian officials and discussed Afghanistan and simmering tensions between New Delhi and I...

Pakistan Urges Holbrooke To Take Regional Approach

Daily Times | Sajjad Malik | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Islamabad will urge US special envoy Richard Holbrooke to adopt a regional approach to solve the prevailing issues of terrorism and extremism, diploma...

Bombs Rip Through Pakistani Market

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

At least 20 people have been killed and 70 injured in a suspected car bombing in the north-western Pakistani city of Peshawar, police say. The blast ...

Roadway Through the FATA

Ashley Bommer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ashley Bommer

While the enemy weaves in and out of the tribal areas, living and interacting with the people, we fight the war against Al Qaeda superficially through military airstrikes and covert operations.

We are like a city on a hill

Logan Nakyanzi Pollard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Logan Nakyanzi Pollard

This election will show the public's choice, its mandate for the type of leader it wants to deal with complex issues, like why people use terrorism as a tactic to dialogue with those in power.

Islamabad Bombing Shakes Pakistan

Eric Margolis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eric Margolis

The Marriot attack is further proof that Pakistan is edging ever deeper into outright civil conflict at a time when the stalemated war in Afghanistan is steadily seeping into Pakistan.