Regions / Pakistan
A successful U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan depends on keeping India in the loop.
Imtiaz Gul goes to Pakistan's tribal areas and details the region's descent into chaos.
As the situation become increasingly dire, dubious plans are emerging in an attempt to "save" the war effort.
Is Pakistan's Taliban motivated by unfair taxation -- like our founding fathers?
CIA drone operators conflicted over drone strikes.
Pakistani constitution mandates persecution of the Ahmadi sect.
Even if Faisal Shahzad wasn't directly connected to the Pakistani Taliban, argues columnist Conn Hallinan, his attempted bombing of Times Square is still a consequence of U.S. drone attacks in Pakistan.
Afghanistan is a landscape of "sink holes" into which our idea of governance has fallen.
Pakistani officials believe the U.S. is trying to use the Shahzad case to pressure the country to launch a ground offensive against the militant hornets' nest in Waziristan province.
The Times Square bomber showed that the anger over U.S. foreign policy isn't just "over there."