Posts Tagged: Pakistan
The siege of the Red Mosque in 2007 was as much a rallying cry for disaffected Pakistanis as Waco was for the American militia movement.
CIA drone operators conflicted over drone strikes.
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.
India and Pakistan continue to prepare for war even though the majority of people in both countries want peace, reports columnist Zia Mian.
U.S. military strategy in Afghanistan is built on two coups, one in Kabul and the other in Islamabad.
The president's goals in escalating the war in Afghanistan are deeply flawed. Just ask the Russians.
The United States is arming both India and Pakistan, encouraging India's nuclear program, and destabilizing the region through its military efforts in Afghanistan and Pakistan, argues Zia Mian.
In its fight against the Taliban, the Pakistani government is battling a creature of its own making.