Category: Pakistan

Sajjad Hussain: Pashtun Lives Matter

In Pakistan, the police killing of a Pashtun social media star stirred a popular uprising for democracy and demilitarization

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Charles Glass: Pakistan: Treating Terrorism Like Any Other Crime

Salahuddin Khan Mehsud is one tough cop. He has to be, working in Pakistan’s Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province, a tribal region that the U.S. government calls a lawless hotbed of jihadist terrorism. Yet he assured me when we met recently in the town of Kohat that the province had “not had one major incident of terrorism” this Read more…

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Conn Hallinan: Rolling Snake Eyes in the Indo-Pacific

The exercise elevates the possibility of a confrontation between China, the U.S. and India, but also between India and Pakistan

Junaid Ahmad: Is Trump Threatening Pakistan?

Interview on Trump’s speech on the war in Afghanistan

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Conn Hallinan: A Global Nuclear Winter: Avoiding the Unthinkable in India and Pakistan

India and Pakistan have fought three wars over the disputed province in the past six decades and came within a hair’s breadth of a nuclear exchange in 1999

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Pervez Hoodbhoy: A Balance Sheet for May 28

The way forward lies in building a sustainable and active democracy, an economy for peace rather than war

Farooq Tariq: Letter from Pakistan: Demanding Land Rights Is Not Terrorism

A massive repression of the most militant but peaceful peasant movement–the Anjman Mozareen Punjab (AMP)–is underway

Malik Jalal: This Is What It Feels Like to Be Hunted by Drones

Singling out people to assassinate, and killing nine of our innocent children for each person they target, is a crime of unspeakable proportions

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Dilip Hiro: The Most Dangerous Place on Earth

A Nuclear Armageddon in the Making in South Asia

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Robert Fisk: Pakistan university assault

A warning for Turkey as Islamists turn on their old allies in Peshawar

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