Home » Archive

Articles tagged with: Taliban

News & Politics »

[10 Nov 2003 | Comments Off | ]
The Last Refuge

Raids against Al-Qaeda fighters in South Waziristan pit fiercely independent tribesmen against the Pakistan army.

Arts & Culture, Books, People, Q & A »

[2 Nov 2003 | Comments Off | ]
Interview: Khaled Hosseini

“If my book generates any sort of dialogue among Afghans, then I think it will have done a service to the community,” says Khalid Hosseini.

Arts & Culture, Books »

[2 Nov 2003 | Comments Off | ]
Through War and Peace

Hosseini draws on personal history to construct an evocative account of pre-war Afghanistan.

Editorial, Opinion »

[14 Oct 2003 | Comments Off | ]

The LFO is not the only issue MMA maulanas are presently agonising over.

News & Politics »

[11 Oct 2003 | Comments Off | ]
Act II

As a regrouped rearmed Taliban ups the anté in its deadly war games with coalition and Afghan forces, peace in the country becomes ever more elusive.

News & Politics »

[9 Sep 2003 | Comments Off | ]
Border of Contention

The controversial Durand Line continues to dog relations between Pakistan and Afghanistan.

Arts & Culture, Books »

[1 Sep 2003 | Comments Off | ]
Colourful Story

Christina Lamb embellishes her account of travel through Afghanistan with a touch of fiction.

News & Politics, People, Q & A »

[15 Jul 2003 | Comments Off | ]
Interview: Maulana Fazlur Rehman

“It has never been MMA’s policy to use force to implement Islam,” says Maulana Fazlur Rehman, JUI leader.

News & Politics »

[15 Jul 2003 | Comments Off | ]
Backward March

The MMA government attempts to turn the clock back through a series of extreme measures.

Editorial, Opinion »

[12 Jul 2003 | Comments Off | ]

Why is there so much hoopla about the fact that General Musharraf was invited to Camp David, heaped with praise by Bush and promised three billion US dollars in aid?