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  1. India can help break 'triangle of madness'

    Posted Feb 26th 2009, 12:00am by Jonathan Power

    ... decade but kept quiet, suddenly imposed sanctions on Islamabad, saying that it had been developing nuclear weapons in secret. Pakistan was triply furious- at the sanctions, at Washington's ...

  2. From the ridiculous to the sublime in Asia

    Posted May 25th 2009, 12:00am by Tom Plate

    ... to keep its current radioactive stockpile from extremists is questionable. How do even more nuclear weapons make Pakistan safer? How do they even define national security in Islamabad? And then, ...

  3. Brink of collapse

    Posted Mar 06th 2009, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... with their targets. Zones that should be safe no longer are. Rawalpindi and the nearby capital, Islamabad, and now Lahore are as prone to violence as the port city of Karachi and the western and northern ...

  4. How to nip the opium problem in the bud

    Posted Feb 05th 2009, 12:00am by Jonathan Power

    ... per cent responsible for all the heroin sold in Europe and the one that funds over 80 per cent of Taleban activity. This brings me to a memorable conversation I had in Islamabad ...

  5. The people's judge returns

    Posted Mar 21st 2009, 12:00am by Maseeh Rahman

    ... office today; he will take up the chief justice's chair in the Supreme Court in Islamabad on Monday for the third time, the finale of an amazing people's movement led by lawyers- ... to the capital, Islamabad, and given a prestigious Supreme Court judgeship. Five years later, in May, barely a month after a bench of which he was a member had validated Mr Musharraf's military rule, ...

  6. Saving Pakistan, but not by force

    Posted Mar 07th 2009, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... The attack was just one more vicious twist in the lawlessness tearing Pakistan apart. The government in Islamabad has virtually lost control of the tribal frontier areas of both the Northwest Frontier Province and Baluchistan. Other major cities, including the capital Islamabad and the commercial capital Karachi, have been victims of attacks by Islamist terrorists. The government's ...

  7. India's Islamic predicament

    Posted Jan 29th 2009, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... directly to Islamabad, sent compelling details that the attackers were not only sent from Pakistan, but directed from there by mobile phone during their killing spree. Now, it has launched ... of Pakistan has most to lose, and both India and the international community should be doing their utmost to shore up Islamabad's resolve to put economic well-being first. While India presses ...

  8. Recovery, the Asian way

    Posted May 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Laurence Brahm

    ... in 1997. The Himalayan Consensus is a response to the global crisis. Finding acceptance from Islamabad to Dhaka, from Lhasa to Kathmandu, it is now being discussed in Beijing. The premise ...

  9. Travel advisory: our system is a disgrace

    Posted Mar 07th 2009, 12:00am by Alice Wu

    ... Hotel in Islamabad, which killed more than 50. When asked by independent legislator Paul Tse Wai-chun, who represents the tourism functional constituency, why it had not issued warnings ...

  10. The general who loves a good fight

    Posted Nov 29th 2009, 12:00am by Azizur Rahman

    ... earlier this year honoured a senior editor with a diplomatic posting in Islamabad. The editor had barely taken up his post in the embassy when he was recalled. It was later reported ...




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