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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

China and the US: To Hedge or Engage

Continuing Sino-American cooperation throughout Asia could ensure global stability
David Shambaugh
April 11, 2007

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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

Sweet as Can Be?

Both China and the US want stability in Pakistan
May 16, 2011

A Future Scenario for Asia

It’s too early to celebrate an Asian Century
Philip Bowring
May 12, 2011

How the US Intends to End War with Taliban

Gradual exit, regional cooperation and a well-crafted political strategy could deliver peace
Ahmed Rashid
April 21, 2011

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