Central Asia Description

Pakistan on the Brink

Mismanaged “war on terror” has stirred extremism, threatening to rip Pakistan apart
Ahmed Rashid
September 19, 2008

After Bhutto, Pakistan on Edge

With the country exploding in anger, Pakistan’s fate hangs on how political leaders decide to restore stability
Ahmed Rashid
January 1, 2008

Pakistan's Anniversary Wish – Justice

Denying justice in the name of fighting terrorism will backfire
Ahmed Rashid
August 16, 2007

Pakistan at the Crossroads – Part II

In an exclusive interview, former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto offers both warnings and plans for her country
Nayan Chanda
August 9, 2007

Transcript of Pakistan at the Crossroads – Part II

In an exclusive interview, former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto reveals her determination to return for elections and rescue her country from extremism
August 9, 2007

Pakistan: Nuclear Power with Feet of Clay?

Pakistan’s focus on military muscle weakens social cohesion and makes the state increasingly ungovernable
Husain Haqqani
May 22, 2007

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Afghans Nervous as Nawaz Sharif Returns

Will Sharif pursue intervention or trade?
Hafizullah Gardesh, Mina Habib
May 29, 2013

Turn to Religion Split Suspects' Home

Religion was excuse to blame tolerant society for individual failings
Alan Cullison, Paul Sonne, Anton Troianovski, David George-Cosh
April 25, 2013

Endgame

The US plans for the end of war in Afghanistan
Dexter Filkins
June 27, 2011

Eurasian Geopolitics Face Astana Earthquake

China and Russia lead efforts to secure and distribute Central Asia’s energy
Pepe Escobar
June 16, 2011

Groomed for Suicide: How Taliban Recruits Children for Mass Murder

Martyrdom is a glamorous – and only – career option
Jon Boone
May 23, 2011

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