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  • Assassination shatters hopes for stability in Pakistan

    WASHINGTON -- For months, the Bush administration's hopes for stability in Pakistan rested on the rising influence of Benazir Bhutto. Her death Thursday shattered those hopes and threatened to paralyze U.S. priorities there: fighting terrorism, ensuring...
  • For Pakistanis, fired justice is symbol of defiance

    Iftikhar Mohammed Chaudhry is an unlikely folk hero. The deposed chief justice has a gruff demeanor, a hangdog face, a thick mustache, and is slightly cross-eyed. No one would call him charismatic. But the 59-year-old has rock-star status in Pakistan,...
  • Pakistan elections to test president's might

    Pakistan elections to test president's might
    The lingering sting of tear gas hung in the air as Roedad Khan, a retired senior civil servant in his 80s, straightened his sensible cardigan sweater and railed unreservedly against President Pervez Musharraf. "He is shameless, simply shameless," said...
  • Musharraf pledges January elections

    Musharraf pledges January elections
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Raising the prospect of an election campaign carried out under de facto martial law, President Pervez Musharraf said Sunday that balloting for a new parliament would take place in early January, but set no date for lifting...
  • Musharraf's party appears to be losing Pakistan vote

    Musharraf's party appears to be losing Pakistan vote
    President Pervez Musharraf's party appeared headed for a decisive defeat at the hands of two opposition parties today after a tense nationwide vote, according to unofficial preliminary returns and local media projections. Formal and final results may...
  • Batting and bowling amid the shadows

    LAHORE, PAKISTAN -- Back in the warrens of Lahore's old city, the boys and young men don't seem too worried about whether American politicians (Hillary Rodham Clinton) or American newsmagazines (Newsweek) think Pakistan might be the most frightening...
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  • Israel: Serenity, violence and sadness

     
    by Mark Silva JERUSALEM -- Even as President Bush meets with Israeli leaders in Jerusalem, pressing for progress in peace talks with the Palestinians, Israeli TV is consumed with images of the newest rocket attack from the Gaza Strip. This......
  • Pullout debate rages despite calm in Iraq

     
    by Liz Sly BAGHDAD -- No one disputes that Baghdad is calmer, but Iraqi opinions are deeply divided over whether the lull means it is safe to start contemplating a withdrawal of U.S. forces -- a debate that intensified ahead......
  • Richard Perle: Bush misread Putin

     
    by James Gerstenzang Richard Perle, a leader of the neocon movement widely presented as a central factor in shaping U.S. foreign policy at the start of the Bush administration, has taken a look at the challenge President Bush is facing......