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Drone Attacks Lead Pakistani Activists To Accuse Outed 'U.S. Spy' Of Murder

AP | LARA JAKES and SEBASTIAN ABBOT | Posted 11.27.2013 | World

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Rising anger over deadly drone attacks spurred a Pakistani political party Wednesday to reveal the secret identity of what it said ...

Rare Suspected U.S. Drone Strike Kills 5 In Pakistan

AP | HUSSAIN AFZAL and RASOOL DAWAR | Posted 11.21.2013 | World

PARACHINAR, Pakistan (AP) — A suspected U.S. drone carried out a rare missile strike in northwest Pakistan outside the country's remote tribal regio...

The Burden of Identity: Why I Constantly Feel the Need to Defend Pakistan

Sarah Munir | Posted 10.02.2013 | World
Sarah Munir

And that is where the problem arises. When negative images of your country become part of a global popular culture, subconsciously guilt becomes a part of the national conscience.

Pakistan Angry Over U.S. Drone Strike

AP | NAHAL TOOSI | Posted 08.08.2013 | World

ISLAMABAD — Just days after taking power, Pakistan's new government summoned a top U.S. envoy Saturday to lodge a protest over a U.S. drone stri...

What You Can Learn From Investors in Pakistan

Dan Solin | Posted 02.10.2013 | Business
Dan Solin

To put this in perspective, there is more economic freedom in Yemen, Senegal and Nigeria than in Pakistan. Its unemployment rate is a staggering 15 percent. Its inflation rate is 11.7 percent. Does this country seem like a good place to invest to you?

"It's Time the U.S. Had Friends, Not Lackeys," Says Pakistan's Imran Khan

Faisal J. Abbas | Posted 02.02.2013 | World
Faisal J. Abbas

With just a few months left until the upcoming general elections, many in Pakistan are now hoping Imran Khan leads their country into stability and prosperity. However, if Khan does win the elections, he intends to have a different type of relation with the United States.

Pakistan, U.S. Close To Signing NATO Supply Deal

AP | KATHY GANNON | Posted 09.16.2012 | World

ISLAMABAD -- The U.S. and Pakistan are close to signing an agreement regulating the flow of NATO troop supplies in and out of Afghanistan, codifying a...

Pakistan, NATO Strike Crucial Deal

AP | BRADLEY KLAPPER and REBECCA SANTANA | Posted 09.02.2012 | World

WASHINGTON — Ending a bitter seven-month standoff, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton apologized to Pakistan on Tuesday for the killing o...

Pakistan PM: Closure Of NATO Lines Hurts U.S. Ties

AP | Posted 09.02.2012 | World

ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan's prime minister says the closure of NATO supply lines through the country hurts Islamabad's relationship with the U.S. as well ...

Official: U.S.-Pakistan Relation As 'Worst It Has Ever Been'

AP | SEBASTIAN ABBOT and REBECCA SANTANA | Posted 08.09.2012 | World

ISLAMABAD -- You know a friendship has gone sour when you start making mean jokes about your friend in front of his most bitter nemesis. So it was a ...

Pakistan's Sesame Street Shut Down

AP | SEBASTIAN ABBOT | Posted 08.05.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — The U.S. has terminated funding for a $20 million project to develop a Pakistani version of "Sesame Street" in response to ...

Doctor Who Helped Find Bin Laden Appeals Conviction

AP | Posted 08.01.2012 | World

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — A Pakistani lawyer has filed an appeal against the conviction of a doctor jailed after helping the U.S. find Osama bin Lade...

Congressional Balochistan Witness Prepares for Potential Firestorm Hearing for U.S. Pakistan Policy

Eddie Walsh | Posted 04.09.2012 | World
Eddie Walsh

Members of Congress must clearly convey their intentions when taking on potentially contentious issues that risk undermining one of the Obama administration's most important strategic partnerships. Balochistan is clearly one of those issues.

Don't Expect a Revolution in Pakistan

Michael Kugelman | Posted 04.01.2012 | World
Michael Kugelman

Don't be fooled. Pakistan is too fractured to experience an Arab Spring-style mass movement. Pakistan's four provinces are often at odds, and ethnic and sectarian tensions are rife.

Fearing Coup, Pakistani PM Called British Diplomat

AP | HEIDI VOGT and KATHY GANNON | Posted 03.14.2012 | World

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan's prime minister appealed for support Friday from parliament in a standoff between his beleaguered government and the milit...

U.S. Reportedly Launches First Drone In Pakistan In 6 Weeks

AP | By LOLITA C. BALDOR and RASOOL DAWAR | Posted 03.12.2012 | World

BANNU, Pakistan -- An American drone strike killed four Islamist militants in Pakistan, the first such attack since errant U.S airstrikes in November ...

Pakistan Names New Ambassador To The US

AP | CHRIS BRUMMITT and SEBASTIAN ABBOT | Posted 01.23.2012 | World

ISLAMABAD — The government appointed a liberal lawmaker and rights activist as its U.S. ambassador Wednesday, swiftly replacing an envoy who was...

Muscular Show Of U.S. Diplomatic Force In Islamabad

AP | By KATHY GANNON, ADAM GOLDMAN and LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 12.19.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- CIA chief David Petraeus will be among an army of high-level U.S. officials with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton when she ar...

U.S. Missile Strike In Pakistan Kills Three

AP | ISHTIAQ MAHSUD | Posted 11.30.2011 | World

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan — A U.S. missile strike killed three suspected militants in a Pakistani tribal region near the Afghan border on Frida...

The Sorry State of Pakistan

Wajid Ali Syed | Posted 11.12.2011 | World
Wajid Ali Syed

Ten years later, the diseases that had been contained in Pakistan metastasize more rapidly than ever. If the West's strategy for combating radicalism continues on its present parochial course, the world will feel the heat.

After the Breakup: What Next for U.S.-Pakistan Relations

C. Christine Fair | Posted 10.25.2011 | World
C. Christine Fair

America should engage Pakistan's emerging civilian centers of power. The most likely path to a stable Pakistan involves empowering civilians to exert control over its security and foreign policies.

Pakistan Officials: U.S. Drone Allegedly Kills Four Militants

AP | ASHRAF KHAN | Posted 10.02.2011 | World

KARACHI, Pakistan — Authorities called in paramilitary soldiers and police to quell political and criminal violence in Pakistan's largest city T...

U.S. Diplomats In Pakistan Need Government Permissions To Travel

AP | CHRIS BRUMMITT | Posted 09.29.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan has placed new travel restrictions on American diplomats living in the country, a U.S. official said Saturday, in the lates...

U.S. Suspends Millions In Aid To Pakistani Military

nytimes.com | ERIC SCHMITT and JANE PERLEZ | Posted 09.08.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration is suspending and, in some cases, canceling hundreds of millions of dollars of aid to the Pakistani military, i...

Poll: Majority Of Pakistanis Think Bin Laden's Death A Negative

AP | NAHAL TOOSI | Posted 08.21.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD — Pakistanis largely disapprove of the U.S. raid that killed Osama bin Laden, with a majority believing the al-Qaida chief's death is ...