Issues / Labor, Trade, & Finance
, Pakistan's General Pervez Musharraf in his policy address on January 12th set about redefining the role of religion in Pakistani society and its domestic and external politics, with a special reference to Kashmir and terrorism.
Kashmir will continue to bedevil India-Pakistan relations.
Sparked by the government's latest economic policies, which restricted the amount of money people could withdraw from their bank accounts, political demonstrations and the looting of grocery stores spread across the country.
Since it began 15 months ago, the Palestinian Intifada has had little to show for itself politically, despite the remarkable fortitude of a militarily occupied, unarmed, poorly led, and still dispossessed people that has defied the pitiless ravages of Isr
With the military campaign against the Taliban and al-Qaeda in Afghanistan in the mopping up stage, the United States and Russia are struggling to identify the boundaries of strategic cooperation.
Some thoughts from a South perspective on the anti-globalization movement.
More and more Pashtun leaders, angered by the mounting civilian casualty toll from U.S. bombing in eastern Afghanistan, are openly criticizing the government of Hamid Karzai for backing the operation.
The Palestinian collective memory is blistered by the fact that Palestine was violated, with the establishment of the State of Israel in 1948.
Instead of forging forward on a new path, the U.S. thrust has been to join an Israeli character assassination of elected Palestinian President Yaser Arafat.
Sam and Leila Bahour offer a candid look at the Palestinian psyche