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Pakistani Americans

In Our Stride

Natasha Japanwala | Posted 10.15.2013 | College
Natasha Japanwala

It's easy to hate a country like Pakistan, especially when it forces your parents to live every day looking over their shoulder in fear. But it's even easier to love it.

Why Americans Should Travel to Pakistan

Ethan Casey | Posted 10.15.2013 | World
Ethan Casey

The State Department's recent evacuation of non-essential personnel from the consulate in Lahore, and its travel advisory urging Americans to avoid traveling to Pakistan, are depressing, but we need not take our cue from them.

Brothers Make Plea On Terror Charges

AP | CURT ANDERSON | Posted 02.09.2013 | Miami

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Two Pakistani-born brothers pleaded not guilty Friday to charges of plotting to obtain a weapon of mass destruction and ...

Family: Terrorism Charges 'A Whole Misunderstanding'

AP | KELLI KENNEDY | Posted 02.02.2013 | Miami

OAKLAND PARK, Fla. -- Two Florida brothers charged with plotting to support terrorists are caring family men who enjoyed living in the U.S. and would ...

2 Florida Brothers Arrested On Terror Charges

AP | CURT ANDERSON | Posted 01.30.2013 | Miami

MIAMI -- Two South Florida men of Pakistani descent have been charged with plotting to provide material support to terrorists and to use a weapon of m...

Why I'm Driving Around America

Ethan Casey | Posted 08.12.2012 | Travel
Ethan Casey

America cannot be understood piecemeal, and today's America is crying out for a writer who will connect the dots.

Terry Jones' America Is A Dangerous Place To Be

Ethan Casey | Posted 06.07.2011 | Religion
Ethan Casey

Terry Jones' latest antic, and the resulting deaths of innocent people in Afghanistan, leaves me feeling angry and disgusted. When will we begin taking responsibility for our own extremists?

Pakistani-Americans Face Identity Crisis in Chicago

Chicago Storytelling | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

It is easy to find Rana M. Ahktar, the father-in-law of Tahawwur Hussain Rana -- a Chicago-based Pakistani American awaiting trial in connection to an...

Muslim-Americans: Bracing For A Backlash

Christopher Alessi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Christopher Alessi

Adil Najam, a Pakistani-American professor at Boston University, took his 12-year-old son aside before sending him off to school last Wednesday. He to...

Pakistani-Americans: A Chance for "These People" to Make a Difference

Rob Asghar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rob Asghar

As a Pakistani-American, and presumably one of "these people," I believe that my people have perhaps one last, best chance to define who we are, before Glenn Beck and jihadists do it for us.

No Excuses for Failure in Pakistan

Rob Asghar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rob Asghar

A full 59% of Pakistanis see the United States as the biggest threat to their country.That's more than five times the number of citizens who believe that the Taliban pose the biggest threat.

An Unexpected Blast

Jeanette Khan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeanette Khan

The full headline was, "Blast at Alhamra Cultural Complex in Lahore." Alhamra Cultural Complex was holding a World Performing Arts Festival with both local and foreign artists.