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It's Time to Send Pakistan's Army Back to the Barracks

Stanley Weiss | Posted 07.28.2013 | World
Stanley Weiss

WASHINGTON--It's final exam season across the United States. In that spirit, let's take a quick quiz. See if you can identify these countries: Co...

Kerry Organizes Afghan Post-Withdrawal Security Talks

AP | MATTHEW LEE | Posted 06.24.2013 | World

BRUSSELS — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry brought senior Afghan and Pakistani officials together Wednesday for security talks aimed at impro...

A Pakistani Spring Since Birth?

Mohsin Mohi-Ud Din | Posted 04.02.2012 | World
Mohsin Mohi-Ud Din

In 2011, there were few on the outside who could find space for optimism with Pakistan, even some of my Pakistani friends living in the States. "Peopl...

Pakistani Army Chief Warns U.S. To Focus On Afghanistan

AP | MUNIR AHMED | Posted 12.19.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan's powerful army chief said in a rare briefing to parliamentarians that the U.S. should focus its efforts on stabilizing nei...

Zardari Claims Afghanistan Is Destabilizing Pakistan, but the Reverse is True

Michael Hughes | Posted 06.11.2011 | World
Michael Hughes

Instead of blaming Afghanistan, it's time for Pakistani leaders to look in the mirror and take responsibility for their own internal security issues.

Afghanistan's Plea to the U.S.: 'Don't Do Us Any Favors'

Michael Hughes | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Hughes

Joe Biden recently claimed U.S. forces would remain in Afghanistan beyond 2014 if the Afghans, at that time, "want it." But Afghans will most likely have no voice in determining when occupying forces leave their country.

Road to peace in Afghanistan doesn't run through Islamabad or Langley

Michael Hughes | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Hughes

Most Afghans cringe when hearing the words "regional settlement" because to them it's nothing more than a euphemism for the meddling of foreign powers...

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...

Does an Afghanistan Exit Strategy Hurt Our Allies?

Josh Mull | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Mull

A timetable for withdrawal is a good thing. Ignore the partisan myth-making and keep pressuring your representatives to hold Obama accountable and bring this war to an end.

Preparing the American Invasion of Pakistan

Josh Mull | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Josh Mull

Even as withdrawal from Iraq becomes conventional wisdom, and we continue to force Congress to end the war in Afghanistan, it's still not over. 104 months into the outrageous War on Terror, it appears we're just getting started.

US-Pakistan Negotiations Leave Out Pakistani People

Josh Mull | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Josh Mull

The whole Strategic Dialogue is a farce. We're not accomplishing any of our national security goals in the AfPak region, we're actually making our problems worse!

Pakistan Army: We Must 'Avoid Conflict' With India

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Pakistan's army chief stressed Monday the need to avoid conflict with India, days after he ordered troops toward the rival...

Focusing the Spy Glass on Pakistan's ISI

Shuja Nawaz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shuja Nawaz

Only in Pakistan does the appointment of a new spy chief elicit more commentary than say, a Prime Minister under today's political system.