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Refugee crisis brews as fighting continues in Pakistan

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Refugee crisis brews as fighting continues in Pakistan

Pakistan's armed forces are engaged in a widening offensive against Taliban militants in the northwest part of the country. Jeff Stein of Congressional Quarterly discusses the ethnic dimension of Pakistan's conflict and the security of the country's nuclear weapons.

Posted: May 12, 2009 13:29   Comments: 3
Week in review: Tensions mount in Afghanistan and Pakistan

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Week in review: Tensions mount in Afghanistan and Pakistan

Gideon Rose of Foreign Affairs Magazine and Carol Giacomo of The New York Times editorial board discuss the week’s top stories.

Posted: May 8, 2009 14:36   Comments: 0
Iraq war holds lessons for Afghanistan and Pakistan

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Iraq war holds lessons for Afghanistan and Pakistan

Richard Haass of the Council on Foreign Relations discusses whether the U.S. will become more involved in Pakistan and compare the strategies and outcomes of the two Iraq wars.

Posted: May 7, 2009 15:59   Comments: 0
Obama must break with past in Afghanistan, Pakistan

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Obama must break with past in Afghanistan, Pakistan

Worldfocus editorial consultant Peter Eisner considers the signficance of the three-way meeting between President Obama and the leaders of Afghanistan and Pakistan, arguing that Obama needs to do something convincing and new in the troubled region.

Posted: May 7, 2009 11:27   Comments: 2
Obama hosts summit with Afghanistan, Pakistan leaders

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Obama hosts summit with Afghanistan, Pakistan leaders

The presidents of Afghanistan and Pakistan traveled to Washington for critical meetings with U.S. President Barack Obama and other top administration officials on Wednesday. Daniel Markey of the Council on Foreign Relations discusses what may come from the summit.

Posted: May 6, 2009 12:28   Comments: 1
Peace deal collapses in Pakistan as fighting intensifies

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Peace deal collapses in Pakistan as fighting intensifies

After days of fighting between Pakistani troops and Taliban militants in the Buner region, fighting spilled over into the neighboring Swat Valley, as the Taliban declared an end to a ceasefire. Anthony Cordesman, a former Defense Department official, discusses the Pakistani government's efforts and how the Taliban is likely to respond to the new offensive.

Posted: May 5, 2009 14:39   Comments: 2
Who’s got the power in Pakistan?

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Who’s got the power in Pakistan?

In Pakistan, a peace deal between the government and the Taliban is on the verge of collapse. U.S. President Barack Obama is scheduled to meet with his Pakistani counterpart, Asif Ali Zardari, on Wednesday. Worldfocus editorial consultant Peter Eisner discusses Zardari's difficult position.

Posted: May 5, 2009 11:30   Comments: 2
U.S. officials concerned about Pakistan’s nuclear arsenal

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U.S. officials concerned about Pakistan’s nuclear arsenal

Pakistan faces the spread of Taliban insurgency, but continues to conceal details about the location of its nuclear facilities. David Sanger of The New York Times explains U.S. concerns about Pakistan's nuclear arsenal.

Posted: May 4, 2009 15:54   Comments: 0
Week in review: H1N1 flu, Cuba and the Taliban in Pakistan

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Week in review: H1N1 flu, Cuba and the Taliban in Pakistan

Gideon Rose of Foreign Affairs Magazine and Carla Robbins of The New York Times editorial board discuss the week's top stories: The H1N1 flu, the Taliban in Pakistan and Fidel Castro and Cuba.

Posted: May 1, 2009 11:00   Comments: 1
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

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