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Defending the Taliban

Abdus Salam Zaeef’s book is an unrepentant Talib’s defence of the Taliban movement, but it contains some invaluable home truths for the Pakistani and US government’s consumption.

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[17 Jul 2010 | Comments Off | ]
Magical Mystery Tour

Three intrepid women journalists travel alone across a country rumoured to be infested with rapists, militants and kidnappers and come back unscathed to tell the tale of the wondrous sights their country has to offer.

News & Politics »

[30 Jun 2010 | One Comment | ]
All Roads Lead to the TTP?

Multiple investigations and millions of dollars later, Pakistanis still are no closer to determining who really conceived and ordered the assassination of Benazir Bhutto.

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[18 Jun 2010 | Comments Off | ]
A Question of Timing

Both the US and Pakistan agree that an operation against North Waziristan is necessary, but the Pakistani army would like to decide the timing and the strategy of the offensive.

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The Taliban Strike Back

After a brief lull, militants sow terror in the heart of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa once again.

Editorial, Opinion »

[12 May 2010 | Comments Off | ]
Editor’s Note: May 2010

Will the 18th Amendment usher in a new phase in the chequered history of Pakistan?

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[16 Apr 2010 | One Comment | ]
Win Some, Lose Some

Did the Pak-US strategic dialogue in Washington score any major victories for Pakistan?

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[14 Apr 2010 | Comments Off | ]
Not the Best Bet

While the US has not opposed Hekmatyar’s peace negotiations with the Karzai government, they are well aware that it’s a deal with the Taliban, not the Hezb-i-Islami, that will end the war.

Editorial, Opinion »

[11 Apr 2010 | Comments Off | ]
Editor’s Note: April 2010

Senator Raza Rabbani must be a very relieved man. The Parliamentary Committee on Constitutional Reforms has finally reached a consensus on the 18th Amendment. But the entire process was thrown into jeopardy when the PML-N decided to do a volté face at the eleventh hour.

Blog Row, The Water Cooler »

[2 Apr 2010 | Comments Off | ]
Why Bigger Fighting is Needed in Afghanistan

Irish-based terror plotters that have grievances with Scandinavian journalists and white women screaming jihad: that is why the US needs to be in Afghanistan.