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News programming doesn't have to be a ratings killer, as both CBS and ABC found out last week. The venerable newsmagazine "60 Minutes" had 18.2 million viewers on Sunday. It had a trio of news-making interviews, with Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf...
Today, Center for American Progress senior fellow Brian Katulis and Heritage Foundation senior research fellow Lisa Curtis debate the effect of breaking the U.S.-Pakistan alliance. Previously, they debated U.S. foreign aid to the country, prospects for...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterThe nation's Election Commission said Tuesday that damage done to electoral offices during rioting that followed Benazir Bhutto's assassination made it impossible for Pakistan to hold parliamentary elections next Tuesday as scheduled. The commission,...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterA top Al Qaeda commander who trained and led foreign militants assisting the Taliban resurgence in Afghanistan has been killed in neighboring Pakistan, officials said Thursday in what appeared to be a significant victory for U.S.-led forces hunting...
President Bush will leave office without concluding either of the two wars he initiated after 9/11. Now, in the waning months of his administration, the president seems intent on expanding his "global war on terror" still farther. To the existing fronts...
Associated Press WriterAn interview with Benazir Bhutto before the former Pakistani prime minister was assassinated was important enough to keep on the cover of Parade magazine, the magazine's publisher said Sunday -- even though the publication had already gone to print when...
Tags: Book, Death, Guerrilla Activity, Pakistan, Government
Cut off from the world, even in parts of his own home, Aitzaz Ahsan did what many of his compatriots do in times of personal and political crisis: He wrote a poem. Months of house arrest had left the celebrated lawyer enraged over his isolation and the...
Selig S. Harrison's July 2 Op-Ed article "Get a grip on Dhaka" asserted that Bangladesh is sheltering a growing hotbed of Islamist radicals. Unfortunately, Harrison chose to recycle the same old accusations that he wrote about two years back. Therefore,...
Today, Center for American Progress senior fellow Brian Katulis and Heritage Foundation senior research fellow Lisa Curtis debate the impact of breaking the U.S.-Pakistan alliance. Previously, they debated U.S. foreign aid to the country, prospects for...
Politics is never dull in Pakistan. This week, it was inspirational too. On Monday, I watched people flock to the home of Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry. A tense standoff between the government and a coalition of opposition groups over Chaudhry's...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterAs slain opposition leader Benazir Bhutto was laid to rest Friday in her ancestral village, the government of President Pervez Musharraf blamed her assassination on a Taliban commander and said other politicians also were under threat. The government...
Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammed Chaudhry, who became a symbol of resistance to military rule in Pakistan, quietly resumed his duties Sunday after an incendiary two-year political confrontation that brought down one government and threatened another. In a...
Tags: Defense, Crisis, Democracy, Islamabad (Pakistan), Pakistan
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