Regions / Pakistan
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."
US policy towards India can no longer be reduced to narrowly defined regional issues, especially after a decade of sustained growth and the changes wrought by the Bush administration.
This powerful collection of essays describes the citizen diplomacy and peace movements that have been taking root in India and Pakistan.
India and Pakistan continue to prepare for war even though the majority of people in both countries want peace, reports columnist Zia Mian.
Pakistani support for al-Qaeda has declined. But so has support for U.S. policy.