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Taliban's Popularity Linked To Perception It Will Lift Pakistanis From Poverty

Huffington Post Contributor | Emi Foulk | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

by Emi Foulk The swelling power of the Taliban in Pakistan - or "Talibanistan," as The Nation so pithily put it - has caused much alarm amongst Ameri...

Washington Has Created A Myth Of 'Talibanistan': Pepe Escobar

Asia Times Online | Pepe Escobar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Apocalypse Now. Run for cover. The turbans are coming. This is the state of Pakistan today, according to the current hysteria disseminated by the Bara...

Taliban Holds Buner Hostage, Says Pakistan Military

AP | MUNIR AHMAD | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD — Soldiers sent to halt a Taliban advance toward the Pakistani capital fought their way over a mountain pass Thursday, killed at least...