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Pakistan's Promises Will Remain Unfulfilled

Aparna Pande | Posted 03.27.2015 | World
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 | World
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 | Books
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 | 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.

India Executes Last Surviving Mumbai Attacker

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

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...

Virginia Terror Suspect Will Be Sentenced

AP | MATTHEW BARAKAT | Posted 06.13.2012 | DC

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A northern Virginia electrician was sentenced 12 years in prison Friday for producing an online propaganda video at the behest...

Anti-Americanism In Pakistan Complicates War Effort

AP | CHRIS BRUMMITT | Posted 06.03.2012 | World

ISLAMABAD -- U.S. diplomatic efforts to persuade Pakistan to reopen NATO supply lines to the Afghan war are proving no match for rampant anti-American...

From Kashmir to K Street: A People Remain Marginalized

Mohsin Mohi-Ud Din | Posted 09.28.2011 | World
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.

Spanish Police Nab 7 Linked To Al Qaeda

AP | CIARAN GILES | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MADRID — Police arrested seven people in Spain and three in Thailand in an international operation against a group suspected of forging passports fo...

Intricate Mumbai Plot Reveals New Threat For The West

The Washington Post | Sebastian Rotella | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

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...

India Ups Security Nation-Wide Over Reports Of Terror Attack Plot

AP | NIRMALA GEORGE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NEW DELHI — India increased security in major cities across the country Tuesday after receiving information that a Pakistan-based militant group...

Time to Win Hearts in the Deluged Pakistan

Saad Khan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
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 | World
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.

Mumbai Terror Attack Gunman, Mohammed Ajmal Kasab, Convicted In India

AP | ERIKA KINETZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MUMBAI, India — An Indian court on Monday convicted the only surviving gunman in the bloody 2008 Mumbai siege, ruling Mohammed Ajmal Kasab was g...

India-Pakistan Water Dispute: Limited Resources Spark Tensions

AP | SEBASTIAN ABBOT | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

GUJRAT, Pakistan — A bitter dispute over limited water resources is fueling India-Pakistan tensions at a time when the South Asian neighbors are...

Group Behind Mumbai Bombings Expands To Afghanistan

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

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 | World
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 | World

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

India Hijack Plot: Alert Issued Over Possible Al Qaeda Plane Attack

AP | RAVI NESSMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NEW DELHI — Airline passengers across India went through extra security screenings Friday and sky marshals were placed on flights as the governm...

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

Wall Street Journal | MATTHEW ROSENBERG | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

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...

Chicago Suspects In Danish Cartoon Terror Plot Eyed In India Attacks

AP | MIKE ROBINSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Two Chicago men accused of developing what federal prosecutors call a blueprint for a terrorist assault on a Danish newspaper also are...

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

Jean-Louis Bruguière | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
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 Robust After Mumbai Siege; Determined To Strike Again | LYDIA POLGREEN and SOUAD MEKHENNET | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

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 | 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 ...

Hafiz Muhammad Saeed, Head Of group accused in Mumbai assault arrested

AP | BABAR DOGAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LAHORE, Pakistan — The leader of a banned Islamist group that India has accused of carrying out attacks on its financial capital late last year ...