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An Asian Entente: India, Iran, Israel

Sunil Sharan | Posted 02.12.2012 | World
Sunil Sharan

A concordat between the three promises way too much -- security, recognition, energy -- to be sabotaged by needless bellicosity.

Kashmir Avalanche: 17 Soldiers Dead, 53 Rescued

AP | AIJAZ HUSSAIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SRINAGAR, India — A massive avalanche plowed into an Indian army training center at a ski resort town in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Monday, ki...

Dear Muslim World: 'Our Mirror'

Mohsin Mohi-Ud Din | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mohsin Mohi-Ud Din

Before we as a Muslim community can find solutions, we must first look in the mirror to identify what stands in our way. It is incumbent upon Muslims to form a united stance against the minority of extremists.

Kashmir: 2,600 Bodies Found

AP | AIJAZ HUSSAIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SRINAGAR, India — Nearly 2,600 bodies have been discovered in single unmarked and mass graves throughout mountainous Indian Kashmir, human right...

Getting the Vietnam Analogy Right in Afghanistan

Leon T. Hadar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Leon T. Hadar

The ghosts of the Vietnam War seem to be hanging around the White House Situation Room as President Obama and his national security aides debate a new strategy for the war in Afghanistan.

Kashmir Shoot-Out Ends After 20 Hours (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) SRINAGAR, India -- Government forces in Indian-controlled Kashmir ended a 20-hour gunbattle with suspected rebels Thursday, shooting and killing ...

Bear Kills Kashmir Militants Hiding In Cave, Say Indian Police

BBC NEWS | Altaf Hussain | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A bear killed two militants after discovering them in its den in Indian-administered Kashmir, police say. Two other militants escaped, one of them ba...

Hands Off Kashmir!

Dr. Charles G. Cogan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dr. Charles G. Cogan

With two ongoing wars, potential conflict in Iran, and recalcitrant partners in New Delhi and Islamabad, a resolution in Kashmir seems a sight too far. This is a conflict that India and Pakistan should sort out bilaterally.

Cuba's Soft Power: Exporting Doctors Rather Than Revolution

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Steve Clemons

I would have encouraged Cuba's foreign minister to say that the embargo was an anachronism of the Cold War, has not achieved the goals the US had for it, and harmed both Cuban and US interests.

Afghanistan: Collateral Damage From Paris to Punjab

Mira Kamdar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mira Kamdar

I have seen what is antiseptically known as collateral damage from this war in two unlikely places: the city of Paris and the countryside of rural Punjab.

India's Civil Wars

Mira Kamdar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mira Kamdar

The Maoists have flourished in areas where the government of India has virtually abandoned the rural poor. These populations are completely cut off from the economically vibrant, rapidly growing India.

Stop Terror, Let's Talk

Pinaki Bhattacharya | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Pinaki Bhattacharya

Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh of India could not have chosen the time and place better for sending the very public message to Pakistan. On Thursda...

A Path for Peace in South Asia

Zia Mian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Zia Mian

While they pour billions of dollars into their arms race, and prepare for war, the governments of Pakistan and India are expending little effort to try to peacefully resolve their disputes.

An Open Letter to President Obama About Afghanistan From William R. Polk

The Nation | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

I was an early supporter of yours. So I hope you will accept the following analysis and proposals as being from a friend as well as a person with cons...

Dear America: Letter From a Muslim-American

Mohsin Mohi-Ud Din | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mohsin Mohi-Ud Din

America, you are part of us and we are a part of you. The actions of a violent minority have for too long trumped the selfless and righteous actions of the moderate majority who do good in the name of Islam.

Rukhsana Kausar, Farmer's Daughter, Disarms Terrorist And Shoots Him Dead With AK47

Telegraph | Dean Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Rukhsana Kausar, 21, was with her parents and brother in Jammu and Kashmir when three gunmen, believed to be Pakistani militants, forced their way in ...

What Have We Done to Democracy?

Arundhati Roy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Arundhati Roy

What happens now that democracy and the free market have fused into a single predatory organism with a thin, constricted imagination that revolves almost entirely around the idea of maximizing profit?

Pakistan's Ordinance Giving Internal Political Autonomy To Northern Jammu, Kashmir Means Little

Madhavi Bhasin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Madhavi Bhasin

Pakistan's Empowerment and Self-Governance Ordinance falls short of local demands and provides only a change in nomenclature rather than genuine political reform.

Pakistan's India Infatuation

Saad Khan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Saad Khan

India is not a threat to Pakistan, Islamic militancy is. If Pakistan's leaders are still not able to overcome their 'infatuation' with India, then it could prove disastrous for regional stability.

World In Photos, July 2, 2009

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Here is the HuffPost's selection of photos of today's news and events from every corner of the globe. Check back Monday through Friday for this HuffPo...

World In Photos: June 30, 2009

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Here is the HuffPost's selection of photos of today's news and events from every corner of the globe. Check back Monday through Friday for this HuffPo...

Kashmiri Protesters Fired On By Indian Police

AP | MUNEEZA NAQVI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NEW DELHI — Security forces opened fire on protesters in Indian Kashmir on Monday, wounding at least seven people, including two critically, in ...

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.

Missing the Mark on Indo-Pak

Arvin Bahl | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Arvin Bahl

The problem in South Asia is not Indian intransigence, as the New York Times editorial board seems to think, but the policies espoused by Pakistan's military establishment.

Zerobridge and the MTV Iggy Initiative "Change: Kashmir- Help Restore Peace to Paradise"

Mohsin Mohi-Ud Din | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mohsin Mohi-Ud Din

The 60-year dispute over Kashmir is one of the most neglected conflicts in the world, and the perspectives of the very people living there are often marginalized by saber-rattling politics between India and Pakistan,