WASHINGTON - Even as the Pakistani government plays down the American role in its military operations in Taliban-controlled areas along the border wit...
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Pakistani President Asif Zardari is being pressured to leave office in the wake of a high court ruling in Islamabad. This poses a dilemma for Washington as the U.S. government seeks to help stabilize Pakistan.
The center is the Pak Army, and the central question today is whether the Army, the steel frame of Pakistani society, can hold the line against the rising tide of Islamist radicalism.
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 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.
If congressional politics are inside baseball, Newt Gingrich completely upended the playing field. Joe Wilson isn't an accident, he's an outcome.
Former president Pervez Musharraf says the US military aid given to Pakistan during his tenure was used to strengthen defences against India.
Though Dr. Khan is no longer associated with Pakistan's nuclear establishment, his pardon and release could embolden others for indulging in illicit nuclear proliferation activities.
Little or no attention is being paid, however, to what the country has: a vibrant youth, a relatively free media, and a growing business community.
The Supreme Court ruling of the '07 coup as illegal, is the first of its kind in Pakistan's history; a categorical rejection of military rule, with the potential to galvanize the democratic process.
ISLAMABAD — Pakistan's Supreme Court ruled Friday that the state of emergency former President Pervez Musharraf imposed in 2007 was unconstituti...
The development has historic significance in a country where Martial Law has been imposed four times, each one accompanied by a nod from a submissive Supreme Court.
Under Pakistan's new Cyber Crimes Act, anyone who sends an insult or joke "slander[s] the political leadership of the country" through text, email, bl...
MIR ALI, Pakistan — Pakistani fighter jets flattened a suspected Taliban hide-out in the northwest early Saturday, killing six associates of a t...
Obama makes first stop on trip in Saudi Arabia, saying he wanted to visit place where "Islam began." Does not mention it's also place where 9/11 began.
A strong democracy in Pakistan is vital to U.S. interests. The best protectors and promoters of democracy in Pakistan have been its civil society and NGO community.
By Peter Holley, Huffington Post Contributor
The two men on the television screen trotted across a grassy roundabout as they unleashed staccato bur...
The biggest reason that Pakistan is relevant is because it has somewhere between 50 and 90 nukes, and the powerful army has many leaders who sympathize with the Taliban
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By Imran Schah
Lahore-- Journalists across th...
Engaging the Muslim World exposes the fallacies of recent myths constituting Islam Anxiety, and offers the first real alternative course of pragmatic engagement.
The U.S., which provided support to General Zia and Musharraf's dictatorships, should use its diplomatic resources to force the reinstatement of Chief Justice Chaudhry and the independent judiciary.
With the issue that divided liberal democratic forces for several months settled, Pakistan can now focus on its real problems. Let it be said that in March, 2009 we chose democracy over mob rule.
Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhary's return as chief justice of Pakistan's Supreme Court, two years after his dismissal by Pervez Musharraf, the then militar...
The political and popular strife in Pakistan continues to escalate as police and government security officials attempt to stymie the rising tide of an...
When a local ABC news crew began to interview the Indian family at the next table, I knew the militants had really awoken the... global media in a way their last foray in India did not.
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