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President Asif Ali Zardari

What It Really Will Take to Educate Pakistan's Girls

Joelle Wyser-Pratte | Posted 06.08.2013 | Impact
Joelle Wyser-Pratte

After all of the pledges of money and all of the kind words, six months post-Malala, Pakistan is no closer to gender equality in the schools because Pakistan doesn't have an education problem. It has a security problem.

Pakistan Makes History But Can It Do It Again?

Ronak D. Desai | Posted 06.05.2013 | World
Ronak D. Desai

Given these grave challenges, Pakistan's upcoming parliamentary elections constitute a crucial test for its fragile democracy. Will the country's new government be able to address the rapidly deteriorating state of affairs in the country?

Firing Prime Ministers Harms the Pakistan Constitution

Liaquat Ali Khan | Posted 10.30.2012 | World
Liaquat Ali Khan

The Pakistan Supreme Court must find a way to restore the dignity of the prime minister as the chief executive of the nation. Firing prime ministers undermines the parliamentary system and strengthens the presidency, an outcome inconsistent with the constitution.

Laughing Through Tragedy

Wajid Ali Syed | Posted 08.01.2011 | World
Wajid Ali Syed

In a country ruled by the military for most of its existence, where the ruling elites are better known for corruption and thievery, where is the little guy supposed to find relief? Humor is what keeps Pakistanis sane.

Salman Taseer Funeral Draws Thousands Under Tight Security (PHOTOS)

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) -- Thousands of Pakistani police were on high alert in Lahore on Wednesday ahead of the funeral for an outspoken provincial gove...

But the Air Base Is Safe, Right?

Allison Kilkenny | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Allison Kilkenny

Ineptitude and corruption in Pakistan don't really concern U.S. officials. What concerns them is that Zardari cannot bring stability to a region that is the newest playground for the U.S.'s ever-evolving War on Terror.

Pakistan's aim is to control Afghanistan for its own survival

Ehsan Azari Stanizai | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ehsan Azari Stanizai

The US has always overlooked Pakistan's underhanded way of milking US money and seeking a foothold in Afghanistan.

Asif Ali Zardari, Pakistan President, Screams 'Shut Up' And Has It Scrubbed From 'Net

The World Newser | Posted 05.25.2011 | World


Baitullah Mehsud's Death Doesn't Change Pakistan's Perception Of The US

Naveen Naqvi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Naveen Naqvi

The recent killing of Baitullah Mehsud by a US-led drone attack still does not seem to work in favor of the drone attacks.

Zardari Bans Jokes Ridiculing Him, Gets Ridiculed

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

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...

Pakistan's Genuine Democrats in Peril

Damian Murphy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Damian Murphy

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.

Japan Pledges $1B To Pakistan At Donors Conference

The Mainichi Daily News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Countries supporting Pakistan are set to pledge a total of about 4 billion dollars (about 400 billion yen) in aid to the country over the next two yea...