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Pakistan US Relations

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.

Reports: Suspected U.S. Drone Kills 4 In Pakistan

AP | RASOOL DAWAR | Posted 10.16.2011 | World

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan — A suspected U.S. drone fired missiles at a house in northwest Pakistan before dawn Tuesday, killing four militants ...

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...

Time For a New Conversation With Pakistan

Rizwan Ladha | Posted 09.12.2011 | World
Rizwan Ladha

Pakistan often makes rhetorical statements that are contradictory to its actions -- which is not the way to make long-term, sustainable progress on the security issues of most concern to Pakistan, its neighbors and its partners.

Osama Bin Laden Mission Agreed In Secret 10 Years Ago By U.S. And Pakistan

The Guardian | Declan Walsh in Islamabad | Posted 07.09.2011 | World

The US and Pakistan struck a secret deal almost a decade ago permitting a US operation against Osama bin Laden on Pakistani soil similar to last week'...

US Official To Face Murder Charge In Pakistan

AP | BABAR DOGAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LAHORE, Pakistan — Pakistan will pursue murder charges against a U.S. consular employee suspected of shooting two armed men during a possible ro...

Pakistan Denies Agreement With U.S. On Drones

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Pakistan denied on Friday that it had an agreement with the United States under which it could request that Washington send surveillance drones over p...

A Primer on Pakistan: Why It Matters

Rob Asghar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rob Asghar

The biggest reason that Pakistan is relevant is because it has somewhere between 50 and 90 nukes, and the powerful army has many leaders who sympathize with the Taliban

Pakistan Rejects US Proposal For Joint Operation In Tribal Areas | Iftikhar A. Khan & Baqir Sajjad Syed | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Pakistan rejected on Tuesday a US proposal for joint operations in the tribal areas against terrorism and militancy, as differences of opinion between...

Pakistani Paints 16th Obama Portrait As Nation Looks Closely At President-Elect | Shahan Mufti | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- Hamesh Gul claims he has looked more closely at Barack Obama than anyone else in Pakistan. And he might just be right. In a...

Pakistan's New Spy Chief Raises Concern About Loyalty To US

AP | CHRIS BRUMMITT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Pakistan's army chief named a general considered a hawk in the fight against al-Qaida and the Taliban to head the country'...