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U.S. announces ambitious new strategy in Afghanistan

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U.S. announces ambitious new strategy in Afghanistan

John Nagl, president of the Center for a New American Security, discusses the Obama administration's plan and reports of an agreement between Taliban militants in Pakistan and Afghanistan to focus on fighting American combat troops.

Posted: March 27, 2009 16:08   Comments: 3
Week in review: Clinton in Mexico, Israel and the Taliban

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Week in review: Clinton in Mexico, Israel and the Taliban

Gideon Rose of Foreign Affairs magazine and Deborah Amos of National Public Radio discuss the week's top stories: Hillary Clinton's visit to Mexico, Israel's new government and prospects for peace and a troubling new report on ties between Pakistan's intelligence services and the Taliban.

Posted: March 27, 2009 13:54   Comments: 2
Pakistan’s military connected to militants in Afghanistan

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Pakistan’s military connected to militants in Afghanistan

Mark Mazzetti, author of the New York Times article that connects the Pakistani military to Afghani militants including al-Qaeda, discusses Taliban's widening campaign.

Posted: March 26, 2009 17:10   Comments: 8
Obama considers widenening Taliban strikes in Pakistan

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Obama considers widenening Taliban strikes in Pakistan

David Sanger of The New York Times discusses the Obama administration's possible expansion of American missile attacks in Pakistan and whether this could further destabilize the Pakistani government.

Posted: March 18, 2009 16:01   Comments: 4
Pakistan back from the brink after government concessions

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Pakistan back from the brink after government concessions

Shuja Nawaz of the Atlantic Council of the United States discusses the Pakistani government's decision to reinstate a popular chief justice who was dismissed years ago, a concession in the wake of widespread protests.

Posted: March 16, 2009 14:37   Comments: 0
Week in review: Pakistani protests and Irish violence

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Week in review: Pakistani protests and Irish violence

Gideon Rose of Foreign Affairs Magazine and Carol Giacomo of The New York Times discuss the week's top stories: Pakistani protests and the government's crackdown against its opponents, plans for a new strategy in Afghanistan and violence in Northern Ireland.

Posted: March 13, 2009 15:17   Comments: 5
Pakistani government cracks down as protests mount

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Pakistani government cracks down as protests mount

Abdullah Hussain Haroon, Pakistan's ambassador to the United Nations, discusses intensifying protest movements against Pakistan's government and the government's crackdown on its political opponents.

Posted: March 12, 2009 15:18   Comments: 1
Good intentions won’t suffice in Afghanistan

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Good intentions won’t suffice in Afghanistan

As the U.S. forges ahead in the war in Afghanistan, a Worldfocus contributing blogger turns his attention to the Afghan people and their changing perception of the West's role in the country.

Posted: March 11, 2009 08:50   Comments: 2
Pakistan’s political future hangs in question amid protests

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Pakistan’s political future hangs in question amid protests

Political battles between Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari and opposition leader Nawaz Sharif have heated up, a sign of political instability and distraction even as the country deals with terrorism and the economic crisis.

Posted: March 2, 2009 09:52   Comments: 4
Week in review: Pakistan, Iran and human rights in China

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Week in review: Pakistan, Iran and human rights in China

Carla Robbins of The New York Times and Gideon Rose of Foreign Affairs magazine discuss the week’s top stories: Pakistan, Iran's nuclear ambitions and a war of words between China and the U.S. over human rights.

Posted: February 27, 2009 13:13   Comments: 3

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