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Read Dr. King's Legendary 'I Have A Dream' Speech In Full

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 01.16.2017 | Black Voices

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was a remarkable man who valued equality, justice and love. Each year, as we celebrate MLK Day and reflect on his ico...

Pakistan: Change but No Change

Aparna Pande | Posted 01.05.2017 | Home
Aparna Pande

From New Delhi's perspective every step forward in India-Pakistan relations results, within a short period of time, with a stab in the back that harms relations between the two countries.

Modi's 'Birthday Diplomacy': How Will Pakistan's Sharif Reciprocate?

Malik Siraj Akbar | Posted 12.26.2016 | Home
Malik Siraj Akbar

India and Pakistan can accomplish much progress in almost every sphere of life if they take practical steps to maximize the enormous potential they have by working with each other. In spite of realizing what great results friendly relations can offer the two countries, progress has been outrageously slow in addressing the outstanding issues that have perpetuated mistrust and hostilities.

Who Is Killing Pakistan's Shias?

Malik Siraj Akbar | Posted 10.26.2016 | Home
Malik Siraj Akbar

The recent attacks, especially the one in Jacobabad, should not solely be taken as a continuation of the past attacks on the Shias. It is the harbinger of a much larger problem that has been brewing for several years and has now come of age.

Sharif's Futile Trip to Washington

Malik Siraj Akbar | Posted 10.25.2016 | Home
Malik Siraj Akbar

While coming to Washington, Sharif had three major expectations and Washington, much to his disappointment, entertained none of them.

Pakistan's Promises Will Remain Unfulfilled

Aparna Pande | Posted 05.26.2015 | Home
Aparna Pande

Pakistan remains unwilling to change the substance of its policy on terrorism even as it tries to reassure the international community that it is ready for a drastic transformation.

Why India Should Take Al Qaeda's Threat Very Seriously

Sanjay Sanghoee | Posted 11.10.2014 | Home
Sanjay Sanghoee

Even though the U.S. has downplayed the threat posed by Al Qaeda, Prime Minister Narendra Modi would be wise to take this particular instance more seriously. Unlike previous saber rattling by Al Qaeda or even Pakistan, this latest threat is more dangerous because of its timing and agenda.

The Call for Transnational Jihad by Arif Jamal

Malik Siraj Akbar | Posted 09.13.2014 | Home
Malik Siraj Akbar

Senior Pakistani journalist and former New York Times contributor Arif Jamal's latest book, Call for Transnational Jihad: Lashkar-e-Taiba (1985-2014), is an extraordinary account of the LeT's evolution and its expanding network of trusted allies across the world.

What Pakistan's Elections Will Not Deliver

Malik Siraj Akbar | Posted 06.18.2013 | Home
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.

India Executes Last Surviving Mumbai Attacker

Reuters | Satarupa Bhattacharjya and Kaustubh Kulkarni | Posted 01.20.2013 | Home

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI, Nov 21 (Reuters) - India executed Mohammad Ajmal Kasab, the lone survivor of a militant squad that killed 166 people in a rampage t...

From Kashmir to K Street: A People Remain Marginalized

Mohsin Mohi-Ud Din | Posted 09.28.2011 | Home
Mohsin Mohi-Ud Din

The subtle inferences of today, which claim that a single man or organization or nation represents the Kashmir conflict, are both false and dangerous.

Intricate Mumbai Plot Reveals New Threat For The West

The Washington Post | Sebastian Rotella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

ProPublica has tracked the rise of Lashkar through Mir's career as a holy warrior. It is a story of a militant group that used political clout and sup...

Time to Win Hearts in the Deluged Pakistan

Saad Khan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Saad Khan

Perhaps this is the time for the Americans to interact with the troubled and grief stricken Pakistanis. There is a fear that the Pashtuns will turn to the Taliban if help does not arrive swiftly.

India Too Complacent About Pakistan Complicity in Mumbai Attacks

Michael Hughes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Michael Hughes

India must awaken to the reality that Pakistan's army chief smells blood and thinks he can knock India out of the box in Afghanistan and he certainly isn't going to wait for the trust talks to come to fruition.

Group Behind Mumbai Bombings Expands To Afghanistan

Huffington Post | Nicholas Sabloff and Doug Sarro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Group behind Mumbai bombings expands to Afghanistan. The Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militia is believed to be active in six to eight Afghan ...

US-Pakistan Negotiations Leave Out Pakistani People

Josh Mull | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Josh Mull

The whole Strategic Dialogue is a farce. We're not accomplishing any of our national security goals in the AfPak region, we're actually making our problems worse!

Terror Group Lashkar-E-Taiba ‘Planning Paraglider Attacks' In India

Times Online | Rhys Blakely | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Indian intelligence officials suspect that the terrorist group behind the 2008 Mumbai attacks is planning another audacious strike on the country -- t...

U.S. 'Maginot Line' Defense Against Terrorism Is Outdated

Jean-Louis Bruguière | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jean-Louis Bruguière

The U.S. needs a new counterterrorism approach, with new tools and methods. Satellites cannot get inside the mind of a jihadist.

Lashkar-E-Taiba: Militants Thrive a Year After Mumbai Attacks

Wall Street Journal | MATTHEW ROSENBERG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

ISLAMABAD -- The Islamist militant group behind the deadly attack in Mumbai one year ago remains a potent force determined to strike India and the Wes...

Lashkar-e-Taiba Robust After Mumbai Siege; Determined To Strike Again

nytimes.com | LYDIA POLGREEN and SOUAD MEKHENNET | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

KARACHI, Pakistan �" Ten months after the devastating attacks in Mumbai by Pakistan-based militants, the group behind the assault remains largely in...

NYT: Group Behind Mumbai Terror Still Viewed as a Major Threat

nytimes.com | LYDIA POLGREEN and SOUAD MEKHENNET | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Ten months after the devastating attacks in Mumbai by Pakistan-based militants, the group behind the assault remains largely intact and determined to ...

LeT Plans To Attack Three Indian Cities On The Run Up To The Country's Independence Day

Hindustan Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Ahead of Independence Day, Pakistan-based terror group Lashker-e-Taiba is planning to target three major cities including Delhi where Prime Minister M...

Mumbai Attack: India Issues Arrest Warrants For 22 Pakistanis

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

An Indian court has issued arrest warrants for 22 Pakistanis wanted in connection with last year's terror attacks in Mumbai....

Hafiz Saeed A 'Humanitarian': Pakistan UN Ambassador

UN Dispatch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

I just sat down with the Pakistani Ambassador the United Nations, Abdullah Hussain Haroon. I asked Amb. Haroon to respond to Obama's Cairo speech and...

Mumbai Trial: Suspect Pleads Not Guilty To All Charges

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The leading suspect in last November's deadly attacks in the Indian city of Mumbai (Bombay) has pleaded not guilty to all the charges....