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Pakistan Failed State

Yet Another Blind Spot in the Afpak Analysis?

Saskia Sassen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Saskia Sassen

Pakistan's ranking as one of the worst failed states robs the country's often courageous civil society struggles from international support and visibility precisely when they need it most.

Major Gaffe: McCain Said Pakistan Was a Failed State

Max Bergmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Max Bergmann

McCain just badly misstated the history of Pakistan. McCain said Pakistan was a failed state before President Musharraf came to power. That is not true.

John McCain's Foreign Policy Blunder

Robert Schlesinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Schlesinger

Why aren't people making more of the fact that John McCain was flatly, factually wrong about Pakistan being a "failed state?"