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U.S. Officials: Pakistanis Tipped Off Militants Again, Gave Terror Suspects Time To Flee

AP | KIMBERLY DOZIER | Posted 08.18.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — U.S. officials say Pakistan has apparently tipped off militants at two more bomb-building factories in its tribal areas, giving the...

Pakistan's Faustian Parliament

Wajid Ali Syed | Posted 07.20.2011 | World
Wajid Ali Syed

The parliament has an obligation to explain to the public not only how and why Osama bin Laden was living in Abbottabad, but why the Taliban continues to carry out its bloody operations.

U.S. - Pakistan Relations: Charlie Brown, Lucy and the Football

Wajid Ali Syed | Posted 07.18.2011 | World
Wajid Ali Syed

For decades, the United States has made the mistake of equating "Pakistan" with its army and supporting military governments. Despite outward signs that aid will continue to flow to Pakistan's military, there are growing signs that the U.S. is tired of playing the Charlie Brown role.

Osama Bin Laden Mission Agreed In Secret 10 Years Ago By U.S. And Pakistan

The Guardian | Declan Walsh in Islamabad | Posted 07.09.2011 | World

The US and Pakistan struck a secret deal almost a decade ago permitting a US operation against Osama bin Laden on Pakistani soil similar to last week'...

Pakistani PM: Bin Laden Death Was 'Justice Done'

AP | SEBASTIAN ABBOT | Posted 07.09.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD — Suspicion rose Monday that Pakistan's intelligence service leaked the name of the CIA chief in Islamabad to local media in anger ove...

Pakistan's Intelligence Agency Linked To Afghan Militants: U.S.

Posted 06.20.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - The top U.S. military officer accused Pakistan's intelligence agency of maintaining ties to militants in Afghanistan during a ...

US Official To Face Murder Charge In Pakistan

AP | BABAR DOGAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LAHORE, Pakistan — Pakistan will pursue murder charges against a U.S. consular employee suspected of shooting two armed men during a possible ro...

Pakistan Border To Remain Closed Despite U.S. Apology

AP | ASHRAF KHAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KARACHI, Pakistan — Two suspected suicide bombers have attacked the most beloved Sufi shrine in Pakistan's largest city, killing at least eight ...

U.S. To Unveil Large Aid Package To Win The hearts Of Pakistanis

McClatchy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The U.S. will announce Monday hundreds of millions of dollars worth of civilian aid projects for Pakistan, American officials said, in an attempt to d...

U.S. Missile Kills 4 In Pakistan; 18 Die In Stampede

AP | RASOOL DAWAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MIR ALI, Pakistan — A missile fired from a suspected unmanned U.S. drone slammed into a car in a Pakistani tribal region close to the Afghan bor...

Pakistan: US Missile Kills 10

The New York Times | PIR ZUBAIR SHAH and SABRINA TAVERNISE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- An American missile hit the Mehsud tribal region of South Waziristan on Tuesday, claiming at least 10 lives in the same area wh...

Armageddon at the Top of the World: Not!

Juan Cole | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Juan Cole

Churchill said that in the Pashtun of Pakistan, "the world is presented with that grim spectacle, 'the strength of civilization without its mercy.'" The image survived his era and made it into our headlines.

Pakistan Objects To U.S. Expansion In Afghan War

New York Times | ERIC SCHMITT and JANE PERLEZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan is objecting to expanded American combat operations in neighboring Afghanistan, creating new fissures in the alliance wit...

Ayman al-Zawahri, Al Qaeda #2, Warns Pakistanis Against US Alliance

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) Al Qaeda's No. 2 leader warned the Pakistani people in a new audio message that the U.S. interference in their country's affairs poses a grave da...

US To Give Pakistan $110M In Humanitarian Aid

Reuters | Arshad Mohammed | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -- The United States said on Tuesday it would give Pakistan $110 million to help the estimated two million people who have fled f...

Pakistan Rejects US Proposal For Joint Operation In Tribal Areas

Dawn.com | Iftikhar A. Khan & Baqir Sajjad Syed | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Pakistan rejected on Tuesday a US proposal for joint operations in the tribal areas against terrorism and militancy, as differences of opinion between...

Pakistan's Long March to Democracy

Wajahat Ali | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Wajahat Ali

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.

Pakistani Paints 16th Obama Portrait As Nation Looks Closely At President-Elect

GlobalPost.com | Shahan Mufti | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- Hamesh Gul claims he has looked more closely at Barack Obama than anyone else in Pakistan. And he might just be right. In a...

US And UK Trying To Nudge Pakistan's Musharraf Out The Door

McClatchy Newspapers | Saeed Shah | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Americans and British diplomats are trying to encourage a quick exit from office for Pakistan's President Pervez Musharraf, a staunch Western anti-ter...