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Swat Valley: A Return To Hell

Foreign Policy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

On a sunny afternoon last fall, I took a Chinook helicopter flight to the grounds of a former boarding school in Pakistan's Swat Valley, where I drank...

The Rotten Fruits of War

Kathy Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kathy Kelly

Whether it is in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iraq, or even in the U.S., war takes it heaviest toll on the poorest. It is a profound mistake to believe that military force is a solid foundation for peace.

Pakistan's Homeless Displaced By Fighting "Totally Ignored"

Nosheen Abbas | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nosheen Abbas

They can't even provide us a tent, how will they make our houses? What are we expected to go back to?

Zardari Agrees To Sharia Rule In Swat Valley

Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Pakistan's president has signed a regulation allowing the Taliban to impose Sharia, or Islamic law, in the country's northwestern Swat valley, a presi...

Pakistani Pro-Taliban Cleric Pulls Out Of Peace Deal In Swat Valley

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Pro-Taliban cleric Sufi Mohammad has announced he has pulled out of a peace deal in the violence-plagued Swat Valley, saying the government is not ser...

Chand Bibi, Pakistani Girl, Denies Flogging

PakTribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Chand Bibi, the young girl who was shown being flogged by the Swat Taliban in a videotape aired on television channels, gave a statement to a Qazi, or...

Taliban Denies Polio Vaccine To 300,000 Children

Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Taliban militants in Pakistan's northern Swat Valley region are preventing UN officials from administering the Polio vaccine to hundreds of thousands ...