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Pakistan Taliban Exploit Class Rifts To Gain Power

New York Times | JANE PERLEZ and PIR ZUBAIR SHAH | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PESHAWAR, Pakistan -- The Taliban have advanced deeper into Pakistan by engineering a class revolt that exploits profound fissures between a small gro...

Pakistani Villagers Form Armed Patrols To Take On Taliban

Christian Science Monitor | Ayesha Nasir | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Peshawar, Pakistan - In the town of Budaber, six miles from Peshawar's city center, Daud Khan makes sure his Kalashnikov is loaded before stepping int...

Pakistan President Emerging As Divisive Figure | By MATTHEW ROSENBERG and ZAHID HUSSAIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

When Asif Ali Zardari won the presidency last year, he vowed to unite this fractious country after nearly a decade of military rule. Instead, Mr. Zard...

Pakistan: Swat Valley Locals Relieved With Sharia Peace

The Times Of India | Nandita Sengupta | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

There was general merriment on the streets of Mingora, the valley's most important town, say activists based in Peshawar and Mingora. Not everybody su...

Pakistan: Black Market For US Military Equipment, Information Thrives | Shahan Mufti | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PESHAWAR, Pakistan -- Throughout the ages, this ancient Silk Road town near the border of Afghanistan has been the place where the black market thr...

Alamzeb Khan, Pakistan Nationalist Politician, Assassinated In Peshawar

GroundReport | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Published by, the global citizen media platform covering world news from the ground up. by Shah Zaman Khan PESHAWAR-- Pakistan Na...

Pakistan's Tribal Areas 'Radicalized As Never Before'

The New York Review of Books | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The relative calm in Iraq in recent months, combined with the drama of the US elections, has managed to distract attention from the catastrophe that i...

Protesters: Pakistan Must End US-NATO Supply Line

AP | PAUL ALEXANDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Thousands of anti-government protesters demanded Thursday that Pakistan shut the route along which supplies are ferried to...

Bombs Rip Through Pakistani Market

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

At least 20 people have been killed and 70 injured in a suspected car bombing in the north-western Pakistani city of Peshawar, police say. The blast ...

Explosion In Pakistan (SLIDESHOW, VIDEO) (Caution: Graphic Images)

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Suspected car bombings killed at least 20 people in Peshawar, Pakistan today. Read more here. Caution: Graphic images UPDATE: Some video from Al ...

Shotguns and Munaqababes along the Arabian Sea

Mark Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Levine

In the U.S., and even in Pakistan, the North-West Frontier Province is known almost exclusively as a haven for terrorists, ultratraditionalists, and drug and arms smugglers.