The United States is arming both India and Pakistan, encouraging India’s nuclear program, and destabilizing the region through its military efforts in Afghanistan and Pakistan, argues Zia Mian.
The unpopularity of the United States in Pakistan should force Washington to rethink its policies, argues columnist Zia Mian.
In a continuation of the discussion of Pakistan’s negotiations with extremists within its borders, three experts take issue with each other.
The United States must support the ongoing talks between Pakistan and its local Taliban.
Its time for Washington to wake up and smell the elections.
Religion has permeated the history and politics of Pakistan. Now its time, Najum Mushtaq argues, to keep religion out of it.
Pakistan’s image in the United States has been tarnished by decades-old misperceptions that prevail in the myths about the country.
General Musharraf just can’t understand why everybody’s out to get him.
Whether in the name of containing Communism or fighting terrorism, the well-being of the Pakistani people has been of little concern to Washington for decades.
Musharraf tries to stamp out a movement for democracy that could confront him and the larger structure of army rule.
For all the vibrancy of Taiwanese politics and the high performance of Taiwan’s economy, the island is something of an embarrassment to the international community. Taiwan looks like a state. It acts like a state. But only two dozen other countries recognize Taiwan as a state.
When the Bush administration tried earlier to push through a comprehensive immigration reform bill, anti-immigrant groups unleashed a grassroots protest over the proposed amnesty measures and helped to defeat the bill.
For many Americans, — 3,834 U.S. soldiers dead, 27,753 wounded — quantify the tragedy of Iraq. It’s all about us: our invasion, our occupation, our losses.
Zia Mian explains how U.S. arms policy in South Asia sells death and destruction and buys little influence.
The Pakistani presidents commando raid against Islamic militants achieved only a Pyrrhic victory.