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Pakistan Taliban Exploit Class Rifts To Gain Power

New York Times | JANE PERLEZ and PIR ZUBAIR SHAH | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PESHAWAR, Pakistan -- The Taliban have advanced deeper into Pakistan by engineering a class revolt that exploits profound fissures between a small gro...

Pakistan Soon To Be Islamist State: US Experts

McClatchy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A growing number of U.S. intelligence, defense and diplomatic officials have concluded that there's little hope of preventing nuclear-armed Pakistan f...

Mullah Omar Calls For A Taliban Surge

New York Times | Robert Mackey | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In spirit, the attack on the Pashtun poet's shrine in Pakistan seems to echo one of the Afghan Taliban's most infamous acts of cultural cleansing: the...

Support for Musharraf Collapses At Home And Abroad

Washington Post | John Ward Anderson and Robin Wright | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As critical elections in Pakistan approach, President Pervez Musharraf is increasingly losing support from major constituencies, including his traditi...