Is Pakistan Serious This Time?

http://www.cnn.com/2009/WORLD/asiapcf/05/10/pakistan.swat.taliban.fighting/index.html Well, all I can say is so far, so good. At enormous costs, the Pakistani military is moving through

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Pakistan: A War of Necessity?

http://www.cnn.com/2009/POLITICS/05/06/afghanistan.pakistan/index.html Here is a scary thought:  we may face a moment in the near future when U.S. ground invasion of

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Pakistan: Fight For Freedom; Withdraw From Taliban Truce

http://www.cnn.com/2009/WORLD/asiapcf/05/07/pakistan.swat.death/index.html Pakistan military forces continued their assault on Taliban forces in the Buner district in the western territories.  The fighting

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Pakistan: Moving Toward Failure Status, Part 2

http://www.cnn.com/2009/POLITICS/04/22/clinton.pakistan/index.html http://www.cnn.com/2009/WORLD/asiapcf/04/22/bergen.pakistan.qa/index.html Part 1 can be read here. The Taliban is marking victory after victory in the western portions of

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Pakistan: Marching Toward Failure Status

http://www.cnn.com/2009/WORLD/asiapcf/04/21/pakistan.taliban/index.html The last few weeks have shown the trajectory of Pakistan’s future. First were the increased terrorist attacks in the

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Bush’s Victory in Iraq

http://www.cnn.com/2009/POLITICS/03/27/gop.comeback/index.html http://www.cnn.com/2009/WORLD/meast/03/25/iraq.reconciliation/index.html For all the criticism and mistakes (yes, there were too many mistakes), there is one thing that is

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From Gitmo to Main Street?

http://www.cnn.com/2009/POLITICS/03/27/us.afghanistan.troops/index.html http://www.cnn.com/2009/WORLD/asiapcf/03/26/us.intelligence.afghanistan/index.html Dennis Blair, President Obama’s National Intelligence Director, confirmed on Thursday that some of the prisoners may be released

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The New U.S.-India relationship

http://www.cnn.com/2009/POLITICS/03/26/us.afghanistan.troops/index.html http://www.cnn.com/2009/WORLD/asiapcf/03/27/north.korea.us.ships/index.html India has become one of America’s stronger allies over the past two decades.  After 9/11, India was actually

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Good Rhetoric from Pakistan…

…and I mean that in a good way. http://www.cnn.com/2008/WORLD/asiapcf/12/27/india.pakistan.tensions/index.html Zardari today: The solution to the problem of the region, the

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The Pakistani ‘Don’t ask, don’t tell’ policy

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/22051495/ Apparently the Pakistan and American Governments have had a tacit undertanding for several months that the U.S. would strike

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