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Kashmiri dispute looms large in politics of South Asia

S. Azmat Hassan (blog)

Kashmiri dispute looms large in politics of South Asia

The dispute between India and Pakistan over Kashmir has been ongoing since the 1940's and impacts security throughout the region. Worldfocus contributing blogger S.Azmat Hassan argues that settling the conflict there should be as urgent a foreign policy goal for the United States as working towards peace in the Middle East.

Posted: December 14, 2009 13:12   Comments: 7
Women in Afghanistan turn to self-immolation over abuse

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Women in Afghanistan turn to self-immolation over abuse

Rachel Reid, a researcher for Human Rights Watch, joins Daljit Dhaliwal to discuss violence against women in Afghanistan and resulting self-immolation and suicide. David Chater reports for Al Jazeera English from Herat, Afghanistan, on how women are burning themselves to escape abusive and unwanted marriages.

Posted: December 3, 2009 21:50   Comments: 5
Insecurity grows in perilous Pakistani capital

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Insecurity grows in perilous Pakistani capital

As the Pakistani military continues its offensive in Pakistan, ordinary Pakistanis are coping with the realities of heightened security. Daljit Dhaliwal spoke with Amna Nawaz, a Pakistani-American journalist, who was recently in Pakistan as part of her fellowship with the International Reporting Project of Johns Hopkins University.

Posted: October 22, 2009 18:03   Comments: 0
U.S. must seek alternate supply routes to Afghanistan

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U.S. must seek alternate supply routes to Afghanistan

Patricia DeGennaro, a specialist on Afghanistan and South Asia, discusses the U.S. supply options and the potential for diplomatic solutions in Central Asia.

Posted: February 5, 2009 16:23   Comments: 1
Conflicts persist in Afghanistan, India and Pakistan

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Conflicts persist in Afghanistan, India and Pakistan

Roger Carstens of the Center for a New American Security discusses the future of Pakistan and Afghanistan.

Posted: December 23, 2008 17:23   Comments: 1
U.S. examines military strategy in Afghanistan and Pakistan

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U.S. examines military strategy in Afghanistan and Pakistan

Vikram Singh, South Asia expert for the Center for a New American Security, discusses the military and political situation in Afghanistan and Pakistan.

Posted: November 19, 2008 14:24   Comments: 0
Anti-Christian violence worsens in India

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Anti-Christian violence worsens in India

Violence against Christians is on the rise in the Indian state of Orissa.

Posted: October 17, 2008 11:19   Comments: 2

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