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Social Media: Asia/Pacific: Central/North Asia: Pakistan

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for the Asia/Pacific/Central/North Asia/Pakistan Region

IA-Forum Interview: Marvin Weinbaum
IA-Forum Interview: Marvin Weinbaum
IA-Forum speaks with Dr. Marvin Weinbaum, Scholar-in-Residence at the Middle East Institute, about the prospects for new Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari. By Jason Miks (09/21/2008) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Haider Mullick
IA-Forum Interview: Haider Mullick
IA-Forum speaks with Haider Mullick, senior fellow at the Joint Special Operations University, about the security situation in Pakistan. By Jason Miks (09/16/2008) Read More...


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Al Qaeda in the Tribal Areas of Pakistan and Beyond
An examination of the post-September movements of Al-Qaeda as they recovered from the US-led invasion of Afghanistan and moved their base of operations to the remote tribal areas of Pakistan. (Studies... Read More...


Can Democracy Survive in Pakistan This Time?
Can Democracy Survive in Pakistan This Time?
Author discusses the prospects for Pakistani democracy ahead of the Sept. 6 presidential election. By Harold Gould (09/03/2008) Read More...


Like Sand Between Their Fingers
Like Sand Between Their Fingers
Author examines Pakistan's internal power struggles and their implications. By Malou Innocent. (07/21/2008) Read More...


Peace Deals that Destabilize Afghanistan
Peace Deals that Destabilize Afghanistan
Author analyzes peace negotiations between Pakistan and the Taliban and their effect on Afghanistan and issues facing it. By M. Ashraf Haidari (07/03/2008) Read More...


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The Long Arm of Pakistan
Co-founder of the Afghanistan Centre for Research and Policy Studies (ACRPS) Haroun Mir writes about the role of Pakistan in the Afghan activities of Al-Qaida. (The Times of India, 07/02/2008) Read More...


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Is Pakistan Appeasing the Taliban?
While moderate elements of the Taliban do need to be co-opted into the political process, Pakistan's recent peace deal threatens to strengthen Taliban's capabilities and bases. By Sharad Joshi (Foreig... Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Pakistani Spectator
IA-Forum Interview: Pakistani Spectator
IA-Forum hears from the Pakistani Spectator about the latest developments in Pakistan. By Jason Miks (05/04/2008) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Ahmed Quraishi
IA-Forum Interview: Ahmed Quraishi
IA-Forum catches up by telephone with Islamabad-based political commentator Ahmed Quraishi to talk about recent political developments in the country. By Jason Miks (04/28/2008) Read More...


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Pakistan's impending economic crisis
Author discusses problems facing the Pakistani economy and argues Western aid has disguised underlying weaknesses. (The Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses, 04/21/2008) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Samina Yasmeen
IA-Forum Interview: Samina Yasmeen
International Affairs speaks with Prof. Samina Yasmeen, director of the Centre for Muslim States and Societies at the University of Western Australia, about the ongoing situation in Pakistan. By Jason... Read More...


Reaction to Benazir Bhutto's death
Reaction to Benazir Bhutto's death
Commentators on Pakistani politics offer their early thoughts on the assassination of Pakistani opposition leader Benazir Bhutto, and what it means for the country. Read More...


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IA-Forum Interview: Ahmed Quraishi
IA-Forum Interview: Ahmed Quraishi
IA Forum discusses the latest events in Pakistan with Pakistani political commentator Ahmed Quraishi. By Jason Miks. (11/04/07) Read More...


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Poverty Fuels Extremism
The author describes how increased economic development in Pakistan is not helping to alleviate widespread poverty and how these disadvantaged economic classes could turn to extremist Islamic activiti... Read More...


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The Pakistan Time Bomb
The author describes the overall poor performance of Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf, possible Pakistani support for the Taliban, and the need to rebuild Pakistani civil society and a broader gov... Read More...


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Turkish Initiative for Pakistani-Afghan Dialogue
Examines the Turkish effort to reinvigorate negotiations between the leaders of Afghanistan and Pakistan. By Haroun Mir. (IA-Forum, 05/30/2007) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Prof. Wu Xinbo
IA-Forum Interview: Prof. Wu Xinbo
International Affairs Forum speaks with Professor Wu Xinbo about issues regarding China and Asia. By Stefan Daniels. (IA-Forum, 03/23/2007) Read More...


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Book Event: Frontline Pakistan: The struggle with militant Islam
Report on a book event with Zahid Hussein on his book, Frontline Pakistan: The struggle with militant Islam. By Lucy Atkinson. (IA-Forum, 03/01/2007) Read More...


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Shiite-Sunni conflict rises in Pakistan
The author discusses and explains possible origins of the rising sectarian violence in Pakistan. By David Montero. (Christian Science Monitor, 2/2/2007) Read More...


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India and the United States: A New Era
The author discusses how the new US-Indian cooperation on nuclear technology enables the US to push for progress on the Kashmir issue. By Bruce Riedel. (Brookings Institution, 12/18/2006) Read More...


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Three Steps to Improve Counterterrorism Cooperation with Pakistan
The author explains how US policy towards Pakistan should be directed so that the war on terrorism can be fought more effectively. By Lisa Curtis. (Heritage Foundation, 8/18/2006) Read More...


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Keep Pakistan on Our Side
President Pervez Musharraf of Pakistan chose to stand with America against terrorism and has taken tremendous steps to fight Islamic extremists, including the roots of the problem. By Richard L. Armit... Read More...


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Turning Madrassas against Radicalism
Author discusses the impact of Pakistani religious schools in Central Asia and what Afghanistan can do to counter it. By Haroun Mir. (IA-Forum, 8/20/2006) Read More...


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Is Pakistan ready for democracy in ’07?
The author discusses the prospects for increased democratization in Pakistan. By David Montero. (Christian Science Monitor, 6/30/2006) Read More...


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Why the Taliban appeals to Pakistani youth
The author explains why many Pakistani youth in tribal areas are drawn to the Taliban. By David Montero. (Christian Science Monitor, 6/16/2006) Read More...


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The Taliban comeback: Losing Afghanistan
The author examines the role of Pakistan in aiding the rising influence of the Taliban in Afghanistan. The author also provides several policy recommendations for both the Afghan government and the i... Read More...


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Contemporary Developments in India-Pakistan Relations: The Peace Process and Beyond
Paper that discusses issues regarding India-Pakistan relations. By Dr. Sohail Mahmood. (IA-Forum, 1/5/2006) Read More...


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What Hamas Is Seeking
A leader in the Hamas party claims that Hamas seeks to alleviate "the debilitative conditions of occupation" and not to build an Islamic state. By Mousa Abu Marzook. (Washington Post, 1/31/2006) Read More...


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