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For Peace in Kashmir, Look to Dublin

Syed Yahya Hussainy | Posted 01.11.2012 | World
Syed Yahya Hussainy

The decision by the government of Pakistan to grant Most Favoured Nation status to India is a significant step towards improving not only economic opportunity in the region, but bilateral relations between the two South Asian powers.

Alt. Radio’s Barsamian Banned In India

Posted 11.30.2011 | Denver

Boulder's David Barsamian, the founder of nationally syndicated "Alternative Radio," has been traveling to India for decades, but last Friday he was f...

Violence Flares In Indian-Held Kashmir, Eight Killed

AP | AIJAZ HUSSAIN | Posted 11.28.2011 | World

SRINAGAR, India — At least eight people have died in three days of fierce fighting between rebels and government forces in Indian-controlled Kas...

Kashmir Expands Probe To Include Thousands Additional Unmarked Graves

AP | AIJAZ HUSSAIN | Posted 11.16.2011 | World

SRINAGAR, India — A state-run human rights commission has broadened its investigation into unmarked graves in the Indian portion of Kashmir to i...

India Arrests Three In Kashmir In Connection To Court Blast

AP | AIJAZ HUSSAIN | Posted 11.15.2011 | World

SRINAGAR, India — Investigators arrested three people, including two teenagers, in India's portion of Kashmir on conspiracy charges in connectio...

Almost Forgotten: The World's Most Dangerous Conflict

Eric Margolis | Posted 11.06.2011 | World
Eric Margolis

Time now for the world to get involved. The solution: let all the borders fade away. Turn Kashmir into an autonomous, demilitarized free trade zone.

Kashmir's Half Widows

Guernica | Mallika Kauer | Posted 11.02.2011 | World

Bilquees Begum* repeatedly asks whether my tea is too sweet. She smiles and adds how her husband Ahmed told her that city people liked their tea taste...

Haunting Photos Of Kashmir's Ramadan Celebrations

Posted 10.05.2011 | World

Kashmir used to be a favored place to spend the summer. Often described as the Switzerland of Asia and a paradise on earth, the valley is a cool retre...

From Kashmir to K Street: A People Remain Marginalized

Mohsin Mohi-Ud Din | Posted 09.28.2011 | World
Mohsin Mohi-Ud Din

The subtle inferences of today, which claim that a single man or organization or nation represents the Kashmir conflict, are both false and dangerous.

Thousands Protest In Indian Kashmir Over Alleged Rape

AP | AIJAZ HUSSAIN | Posted 09.21.2011 | World

SRINAGAR, India — Thousands hurling rocks and shouting anti-India slogans protested in a remote village in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Friday, ...

Pakistan's Ongoing Duplicity: Give Us a Break

Barry Lando | Posted 09.19.2011 | World
Barry Lando

After the allegations that top-level Pakistani officials have secretly aided Al Qaeda and the Taliban, sheltering Osama Bin Laden himself, now comes a...

Paul Blumenthal

FBI: Alleged Pakistani Agent Directed Thousands In Campaign Contributions

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 09.18.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Justice Department charged two men on Tuesday who are allegedly agents of the Pakistani government with failing to report that they ...

India's Ongoing Concerns Over Pakistan and Afghanistan

Subhash Agrawal | Posted 09.04.2011 | World
Subhash Agrawal

As America finds itself in a most distressing dilemma in the AfPak region, a number of Indian security analysts and diplomats can only say "we told you so," though without the usual relish.

Rising Above Conflict: Concert of Cultural Exchange in Kashmir

Mohsin Mohi-Ud Din | Posted 08.21.2011 | World
Mohsin Mohi-Ud Din

Music and art and community development (not stones and guns and politics) will revive hope in Kashmir's future, which has suffocated under decades of conflict and exploitation from all sides and all parties.

First You Must Say Hello

Amitava Kumar | Posted 08.01.2011 | Entertainment
Amitava Kumar

While shooting, Tapa was his sole crew, shooting, directing, recording sound; his actors are all non-professionals, appearing in a film for the first time. Tapa has said that he was committed to showing ordinary daily life in Kashmir.

How to Bring Jihadist Fundamentalism to Its End, Part Two

Amir Madani | Posted 07.27.2011 | World
Amir Madani

The Pakistani army decided to sacrifice the head of the monster in order to preserve the body; giving up OBL to U.S. intelligence in order to continue leveraging the jihadists as a tool of Pakistani foreign policy.

Playing the China Card: Has the Obama Administration Miscalculated in Pakistan?

Dilip Hiro | Posted 07.24.2011 | Politics
Dilip Hiro

Pakistan's Chinese alliance, noted fitfully by the U.S., is one of its most potent weapons in any future showdown with the Obama administration.

Revolutionary Religion: A Conversation With Swami Agnivesh

Katherine Marshall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Katherine Marshall

Indian social activist Swami Agnivesh renounced worldly possessions and launched a political movement forty years ago, based on the principle of "social spirituality".

India-Pakistan: Hand of Friendship

Aparna Pande | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Aparna Pande

India has good reasons to seek peace with Pakistan. Indian leaders are alarmed by the growing influence of radical Islamists in Pakistan and the weakening influence of liberals.

TAHRIR: History Living in Us

Mohsin Mohi-Ud Din | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mohsin Mohi-Ud Din

Hope blossoms from the nothingness of the deserts,/ And the winding, crowded alley-ways of old medians and Casbahs across the Arab world.

Indian Author Arundhati Roy In Trouble Over Kashmir Remarks

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

NEW DELHI — Indian police were investigating Tuesday whether a Booker Prize-winning author and a hard-line Kashmiri separatist leader can be tri...

India Gripped By Freezing Weather (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

India may not typically come to mind as a winter wonderland, but the nation's Ladakh region has been struck by a bitter cold wave, leaving several bod...

Will India Win Coveted UN Seat?

Sunil Sharan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sunil Sharan

The mandarins of New Delhi must be pleased as punch to have had over to visit leaders of all five permanent member countries in quick succession. Inexorable appears the march but will India find the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow?

Pakistan's Flood Victims Drown in Stereotypes of Terrorism and Graft

Michelle Chen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michelle Chen

The lackluster donor response in Pakistan shows how bitterness over a failing war can displace humanitarian impulse -- especially when the victims share the religion of the "terrorist threats" that have replaced them in headlines.

U.S. silence on Kashmir emboldens India's nationalists, empowers Taliban

Michael Hughes | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Hughes

As ghastly as it was for an Indian diplomat to lexically collate the words Tibet and Kashmir within the same sentence, even more surprising was the di...