How many people have been killed and wounded as a result of drone strikes and how many civilians? What are the existing processes to prevent and mitigate harm to civilians?
For an unstable and fragile country like Pakistan, next month's general elections are important. But they will not necessarily resolve many of the country's outstanding problems.
In an op-ed in the New York Times the day after the Boston bombings, Haider Javed Warraich expressed his fears about life as a Pakistani in America. H...
As of this writing there have been no arrests made, no persons of interest announced by authorities and no terrorist organizations claiming respon...
The Afghan endgame is nigh, but India and Pakistan, instead of calming the region, are playing cat and mouse. As America cuts and runs from Afghanistan, Pakistan exults, having defeated a superpower for the second time in a quarter century.
Polio is a devastating infectious disease paralyzing many of those infected, but following the Taliban's execution of 16 health workers engaged in Pakistan's polio eradication program in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, preventing polio is now deadlier than the disease.
Based of what we hear about Pope Francis, there is reason to hope for better days ahead. He seems to be a very good person, in all senses of that word.
What are the real threats facing the Afghan people as we approach 2014, when international military troops withdraw to their bases or leave the country -- and responsibility for security rests wholly with Afghanistan?
It is a little late to be attempting to change his image as "America's Man." We find ourselves wondering why he would be trying to do so in the first place. His legacy is clear to all. No pandering to domestic political interests is going to change that.
No Indian prime minister or president has visited Pakistan since 1998. In contrast, top Pakistani leaders have visited India five times since. What will it take to get India's prime minister, Manmohan Singh, to cross the border?
Twelve years later, the mission is very different in Afghanistan, and the threats have metastasized like a cancer.
An astute political animal, Karzai recognizes that the Afghan public long ago soured on the American military presence. And he calculates that assailing the foreigners is his best ticket to shoring up the legitimacy of his regime.
Today is International Woman's Day. Let's honor Fawzia Koofi, and women all over the world, who revel in possibility and who courageously look forward despite what has -- or hasn't -- been accomplished in the past.
Choosing to share their bed with Islamist misogynists, feminists are betraying their Muslim sisters. At the same time, they forgo historic feminist ideals based on absolute values and guarantees provided by international protocols.
Republicans are once again attempting to embarrass the president, this time by reporting that he fought President Bush on "enhanced interrogation" and now he's advocating "murder by drone."
Any embed with American troops takes a spiraling nebula of approvals. Public affairs-savvy U.S. officers in today's Afghanistan are sticking to well-honed talking points. But for some reason, the Afghanistan Foreigner Registration Card is the thing that causes me the most anxiety.