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Obama's Face Is All Over Fake Viagra In Pakistan

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 02.20.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama is the unwitting face of fake Viagra in Pakistan, Agence France-Presse reports. According to AFP, the erectile dysfunction m...

The Toll Of 5 Years Of Drone Strikes

The Huffington Post | Matt Sledge | Posted 05.15.2014 | Politics

The U.S. drone program under President Barack Obama reached its fifth anniversary on Thursday having tallied up an estimated death toll of at least 2,...

Athar Mohiudin

Afghanistan Security Tops Pakistani Prime Minister's Agenda With Obama | Athar Mohiudin | Posted 10.17.2013 | World

WASHINGTON -- Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif plans to put Afghanistan at the top of the agenda when he meets with President Barack Obama in Was...

Athar Mohiudin

Pakistani Prime Minister Receives High-Level National Security Briefing | Athar Mohiudin | Posted 10.15.2013 | World

WASHINGTON -- Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif readied for his upcoming visit to the United States in a high-level meeting on Tuesday to discuss ...

The Burden of Identity: Why I Constantly Feel the Need to Defend Pakistan

Sarah Munir | Posted 10.02.2013 | World
Sarah Munir

And that is where the problem arises. When negative images of your country become part of a global popular culture, subconsciously guilt becomes a part of the national conscience.

Will President Obama Restore the Rule of Law During His Second Term?

Stephen Rohde | Posted 01.19.2013 | Politics
Stephen Rohde

As President Obama approaches the daunting challenges of his second term, it is imperative that he also devote the authority and resources of his administration to restoring the Rule of Law.

Time For a New Conversation With Pakistan

Rizwan Ladha | Posted 09.12.2011 | World
Rizwan Ladha

Pakistan often makes rhetorical statements that are contradictory to its actions -- which is not the way to make long-term, sustainable progress on the security issues of most concern to Pakistan, its neighbors and its partners.

An Insecure and Reluctant Partner

Rizwan Ladha | Posted 08.27.2011 | World
Rizwan Ladha

As the Obama administration prepares to shift responsibility for Afghanistan's security and governance to the Afghan people, it must keep in mind the security concerns of its reluctant ally in Islamabad.

Marcus Baram

CHART: Obama's Middle East Speeches Compared | Marcus Baram | Posted 07.19.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Since President Obama's much-praised speech at Cairo University in June 2009, a lot has changed in the Middle East. Thursday's highly a...

Amanda Terkel

Violence Likely To Increase In Afghanistan In Coming Months | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.05.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration issued its third progress report on Afghanistan and Pakistan on Tuesday, concluding that the U.S. strategy is s...

Tough Crowd: Indian Students Ask Obama Why Pakistan Isn't Considered A 'Terrorist State'

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NEW DELHI (Associated Press) - President Barack Obama heralded the relationship between the United States and India as a "defining partnership" of the...

U.S. Pushing To Expand CIA Operations In Pakistan

Wall Street Journal | JULIAN E. BARNES and ADAM ENTOUS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON--The U.S. is pushing to expand a secret CIA effort to help Pakistan target militants in their havens near the Afghan border, according to s...

President Obama to General Kayani: Can You Hear Me Now?

Aparna Pande | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Aparna Pande

In the context of rumors about an impending military coup in Pakistan, Obama's unannounced meeting with the Pakistani delegation emphasizing American support for the present civilian government might be a game-changer.

Amanda Terkel

Congressional Candidate To Birther: 'Those Questions Need To Be Asked' | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

During a recent town hall meeting, New Mexico Republican congressional candidate Steve Pearce cast doubt on President Obama's citizenship and said tha...

Obama: 'We Need To Make Clear To People That The Cancer Is In Pakistan'

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

President Obama dispatched his national security adviser, retired Marine Gen. James L. Jones, and CIA Director Leon Panetta to Pakistan for a series o...

Obama's Global Popularity: More Challenges Ahead

Wajahat Ali | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Wajahat Ali

Citizens worldwide need to look at Obama from a new perspective in which he does not wear a halo. Obama has delivered legislative success and our expectations of him should be grounded.

Obama Afghanistan Decision: President Will Miss Self-Imposed Deadline

ABC News | Jake Tapper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Though the White House had been shooting for the president to make an announcement about his new strategy in Afghanistan and Pakistan between November...

Cheney Silent On Obama Counterterrorism Gains

Mother Jones | David Corn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Tuesday, President Barack Obama visited the National Counterterrorism Center outside Washington and declared that "because of our efforts" al Qaeda...

Anti-U.S. Wave Hits Pakistan, Imperils Efforts | Karen DeYoung and Pamela Constable | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A new wave of anti-American sentiment in Pakistan has slowed the arrival of hundreds of U.S. civilian and military officials charged with implementing...

Pakistan's Poverty Bomb and the Hypocrisy of Elite Classes

Saad Khan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Saad Khan

Pakistan is one of those unfortunate countries where the elite classes have virtually taken over every aspect of life and have left no breathing space for the public.

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.

America's Prayer

Russell Simmons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Russell Simmons

Friday, Obama became the first U.S. president to do a one-on-one interview for any media outlet in Pakistan. This is how we fight terrorism; by promoting dialogue from a place of love and kindness.

Obama Gives First-Ever Interview By US President To Pakistani Media | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama, in an exclusive interview to Dawn, has said that he believes the Pakistani state is strong enough to win the mi...

Battleground Lahore: Taliban in the City

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Shirin Sadeghi

The insurgents that the Pakistani and U.S. forces are battling are various fronts of poor, largely uneducated men doing what their ancestors have done for centuries: defending the Pashtun way.

Taliban, Swat Outlook 'Pretty Bleak' For Pakistani Army

Financial Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Pakistan's fight against the Taliban has a limited chance of success because of the army's inexperience and its refusal to accept help from the west, ...