Posts Tagged: taliban
The sine qua non of any Af-Pak policy has to be a permanent rollback of the Taliban's armed capabilities.
Hint: Its not religious extremists.
The unpopularity of the United States in Pakistan should force Washington to rethink its policies, argues columnist Zia Mian.
In a continuation of the discussion of Pakistan's negotiations with extremists within its borders, three experts take issue with each other.
Pakistan is in danger of giving away too much to its local Taliban in the current talks.
The United States must support the ongoing talks between Pakistan and its local Taliban.
The violence in Afghanistan is on the upsurge, Conn Hallinan reports, and the United States is increasingly isolated in its military approach.
Its time for Washington to wake up and smell the elections.
Bhutto's assassination seems all too familiar, given the large number of murdered third-world leaders, while the possible repercussions of her death may come as a surprise.
Whether in the name of containing Communism or fighting terrorism, the well-being of the Pakistani people has been of little concern to Washington for decades.