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Amb. Haqqani on BBC

Ambasador Haqqani appeared on BBC’s HARDtalk last week to discuss the government’s strategy for defeating extremist militants. In case you missed it, you can...

Swift Progress

Great news today, as Indian Express reports that Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will meet Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari. “They will be at the...

Zardari orders helicopter service for Parachina

Fearing that a Swat-like situation might emerge in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) in the near future, President Asif Ali Zardari advised the...

Pakistan Pounds Militants Near NW Tribal Region

Pakistani security forces clashed with militants in the country’s lawless northwestern tribal region early Thursday, as the military targeted militant hideouts for a second...

Pakistanis Must Stand Together

Alexandre Dumas’ Three Musketeers are well known for their motto, “All for one, and one for all.” This motto is well taken to heart...

Pakistanis Seen Rising Up Against Taliban

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — Villagers are rising up against the Taliban in a remote area in northern Pakistan, a grass roots rebellion that underscores the...

Obama’s Address to Muslims

It’s hard to go against popular sentiments. And in the blogosphere communities of both West and Muslim World, Obama’s speech to the Muslim World...

BBC: Pakistan tribesmen battle Taliban

BBC reports today that Hundreds of tribesmen are continuing an offensive against Taliban militants in north-west Pakistan, officials say. At least 11 Taleban are said to...

Gen. Kayani and President Zardari Make Swift Progress Against Taliban

Pakistan has been hit hard by Taliban militants and is under close scrutiny by the world community. Under this pressure, the army and the...

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Pakistan Must Get Rid of Colonial Laws Against Peaceful Assembly

Seventy Five Years after Independence, Pakistan still has many archaic colonial-era laws and primitive policing strategies. A new study by the Human Rights Commission...

HRCP: Polarizing Political Discourse Will only hurt Pakistan

Pakistan has always been a polarized society but four years of Imran Khan and his politics have left political discourse deeply polarized. At a...

Pakistan Needs an Agreement with IMF Urgently

Pakistan’s ongoing economic crisis is not going to ease unless and until the government is able to get the IMF onboard and obtain the...

Pakistan Needs Continuity In Policy for Economy to Stabilize

Pakistan has long been characterized by political instability perpetuated by frequent interruption of the democratic political process that has resulted in the absence of...