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Pakistan Army: Earn Your Keep

Wajid Ali Syed | Posted 07.09.2011 | World
Wajid Ali Syed

The world's most wanted terrorist was a block away from the army garrison. This incident is not the first time the Pakistan Army has made claims that strained credulity.

Bhutto -- A Woman and Her Country

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Marcia G. Yerman

The documentary Bhutto not only tells the story of Pakistan's first woman Prime Minister, it also gives extensive background on this country's history.

WikiLeaks Exposes Pakistan's Rhetoric

Aparna Pande | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Aparna Pande

WikiLeaks has stirred a tempest in Pakistan. But the real question is why Pakistani leaders need to be so obsequious in private when their anti-American rhetoric is so bombastic in public.

U.S. To Unveil Large Aid Package To Win The hearts Of Pakistanis

McClatchy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The U.S. will announce Monday hundreds of millions of dollars worth of civilian aid projects for Pakistan, American officials said, in an attempt to d...

Was Hillary's Image-Boosting Exercise in Pakistan a Success?

Saad Khan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Saad Khan

If the United States wants to win some hearts in Pakistan, its aid should go to organizations directly working for public health and education. It's time to engage with the common Pakistani.

Obama's Nobel Victory and the Muslim world

Saad Khan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Saad Khan

The real question raised by this "great achievement" of Obama is "Will he actually deliver?"

U.S. Pakistan Aid Bill Threatens To Undermine President Zardari

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

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Time to Interact with Average Pakistanis

Saad Khan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Saad Khan

The nexus of military and conservatives in Pakistan is strong enough to silence the majority of peace-loving Pakistanis. The only workable solution is facilitating interaction through media and the Internet.

Kerry-Lugar Aid Bill Viewed Warily By Pakistanis

nytimes.com | Salman Masood | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan As the Obama administration weighs a shift in its military strategy in Afghanistan, it is also stepping up its efforts to increase...

Pakistan's Security Crisis and Political Limitations

Saad Khan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Saad Khan

Pakistani people have grown weary of the ever-changing policies of government parties. They are the direct victims of suicide bombings and extremism and want a stern action against the Taliban.

Pakistan Gets Billions, But What About Scrutiny?

Saad Khan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Saad Khan

If the US wants to gain a positive feeling among common Pakistanis, it has to ensure direct aid to the masses instead of spending taxpayer money on corrupt government agencies.

Who'd a Thunk It? Bipartisan Consensus on Foreign Aid

Sheila Herrling | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sheila Herrling

Amidst of a month of partisan battles on Capitol Hill, a bill was introduced this week that rose above party lines in a major step towards strengthening and reforming US foreign aid policy.

Pushing South Asia Toward the Brink

Zia Mian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Zia Mian

U.S. support for India, which centers on making money, selling weapons, and turning a blind eye to the country's nuclear weapons, is fatally at odds with U.S. policy and concerns about Pakistan.