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  • Beyond Benazir

    The Pakistan Peoples Party's decision to elect Benazir Bhutto's 19-year-old son, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, and her husband, Asif Ali Zardari, as co-chairs of the party in the aftermath of her assassination is being criticized as representing dynastic...
  • Pakistan's extremist triumph

    Pakistan's extremist triumph
    Maulana Sufi Mohammed, a radical cleric who was freed last year after spending six years in jail for leading 10,000 Pashtun tribesmen in opposition to the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan in 2001, has begun a new campaign. He is leading a peace march...
  • A moment of truth in Pakistan

    There are moments in history that prove decisive and mark a turning point for the future. The Civil War was such a moment in the United States. The fall of the Berlin Wall was such a moment for Germany and the European Union. Today is Pakistan's moment of...
  • Leave Pakistan alone

    As Pakistan's president, Pervez Musharraf, struggles to retain power, the United States finds itself in a familiar predicament, one that illustrates a recurring pathology in its foreign policy. Having yet again cast its lot with a strongman, Washington is...
  • Candidates run into icy conditions

    Heading into the final weekend of campaigning before the all-important Iowa caucuses, the presidential candidates ramped up their attacks and stripped down their messages today as a severe snowstorm threatened to cancel campaign events and upset voter...
  • Road-rage killings strike again

    Road-rage killings strike again
    What would you do if another motorist pointed a gun at you on the freeway? It may be unlikely, but it does happen. Last week, Marlon Gordillo Sical, a 20-year-old Los Angeles man, was fatally shot while driving his white Honda Accord at 8:15 a.m. on the...
  • Bush OKs US forces in Pakistan: report

     
    by Frank James One of the day's most intriguing and important stories is the New York Times piece which reports that President Bush issued secret orders in July to let the U.S. military launch Special Forces ground operations in......
  • PAKISTAN: Zardari's Katrina

     
    The Pakistani media are calling it "Zardari's Katrina." President Asif Ali Zardari has become the lightning rod for the Pakistani public's fury with the government's handling of catastrophic floods that so far have killed 1,500 people across Pakistan,...
  • Those are fighting words in Pakistan

    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...
  • The Benazir I knew

    I interviewed Benazir Bhutto just a month before she returned to Pakistan in October after almost 10 years in exile. I'd known her for years, on and off -- mostly off -- since we'd been in college together, and her brother, Mir Murtaza Bhutto, had been a...
  • Bhutto's son and husband take the helm of her party

    Acting in accordance with her last wishes, Benazir Bhutto's party Sunday named her 19-year-old son as its ceremonial leader and her widowed husband as the executor of its day-to-day affairs as violence that had flared in Pakistan after her assassination...