As Afghan president Hamid Karzai and Pakistani president Asif Ali Zardari meet with President Barack Obama on quelling the threat from the Taliban and Al Qaeda, a sword of Damocles hangs over their summit... Read More...
And, since the early days of the George W. Bush presidency and its so-called “war on terror,” US officials have vainly exercised continuing pressure on Islamabad’s successive governments t... Read More...
Even for India, which
typically loses many more lives to terrorism in a year than most
countries do in a decade, the November 26-28 attacks on Mumbai mark a
For the first time,
foreigners – Americans, Japanese, Israel... Read More...
horrific events of the last week in Mumbai, in which at least 188
wholly uninvolved people were gunned down for no other reason than
that they happened accidentally to be in the way of merciless gunm... Read More...
With a revived Taliban and Al Qaeda operating out of
Pakistan’s Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), the
region has assumed center stage in the US-led “war on terror”.
To secure ... Read More...
Criticism has been levelled against the Pakistani
government's efforts to hold talks with militant groups. While
concerns about the Taliban regrouping remain valid, it is in the
United States’ long-term security interest not only to support
... Read More...
the ascendancy of Yousuf Razaf Gilani to power as prime
minister may have reduced, however temporarily, Pakistan’s
capacity for political chaos, it throws the future of Washington’... Read More...
In addition to uprooting President Pervez Mursharraf’s
Muslim League-Q Party by opposition parties in Pakistan’s
February national elections, the election has not only created a new
alliance ... Read More...
General Mushtaq Baig, was killed along with eight others by a suicide attack in the garrison town of Rawalpindi
Although the western powers are breathing a sigh of relief over what appears to ... Read More...