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U.S. ramps up pressure on Pakistani government

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U.S. ramps up pressure on Pakistani government

As Pakistan battles Taliban militants, President Obama said he was "gravely concerned" about the stability of the Pakistani government. Teresita Schaffer of the Center for Strategic and International Studies discusses Pakistan's offensive and security concerns over the country's nuclear arsenal.

Posted: April 30, 2009 15:17   Comments: 0
Taliban seizes control of Pakistan’s Buner district

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Taliban seizes control of Pakistan’s Buner district

On Thursday, the government of Pakistan sent paramilitary troops to a northwest district that was recently taken over by the Taliban. Michael Krepon of the Henry L. Stimson Center discusses the Taliban's growing influence and increasing concerns about the Pakistani government's ability to control the militants.

Posted: April 23, 2009 16:06   Comments: 4

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