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Dynastic Politics at Work
There were lifted eyebrows in America when Pakistan's largest political party chose a 19-year-old Oxford student to be its leader. But then Bilawal Bhutto Zardari is only following in the footsteps of his murdered mother, Benazir Bhutto, who took over the party after its founder and her father,...
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Pakistan's 10% Solution
Husband -- and teenaged son -- of slain leader hope to gain power in troubled nation
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Hope in Times of War
'Peace on Earth, goodwill toward men" is the operative aphorism for this season, but the United States is at war on two fronts with no end in sight. The Iraq war is going better for the United States than it was at this time last year, and Afghanistan is worse. But the reality is that neither war...
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The Déjà Vu of No Accountability
In the wake of the Vietnam War, none of those responsible for the lies and mistakes that took us to Southeast Asia and kept us mired in that conflict for more than a decade was held accountable in any way. To us - three former U.S. Army captains who served in the Iraq war - it is clear that not...
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Pakistan's Emergency Rule Lifted, But GEO TV Still Banned
With only three weeks left until elections on January 8, Pakistan's President Musharraf is trying to set the stage for free and fair elections by lifting the Emergency Rule he had imposed on November 3. While declared in the name of the war on terror, the 42-day Emergency Rule was used to...
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Annapolis's Sole Purpose Is to Serve the Bush Agenda
There can have been few more excruciating sights than President Bush parading the Israeli and Palestinian leaders before the cameras at the Annapolis summit on Tuesday, clasping their hands, squeezing their shoulders, pushing them together for a handshake and then leaving them to return to their...
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Red Cross Monitors Barred From Guantánamo
A confidential 2003 manual for operating the Guantánamo detention center shows that military officials had a policy of denying detainees access to independent monitors from the International Committee of the Red Cross. The manual said one goal was to "exploit the disorientation and disorganization...
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Imran Khan's Message to UK: 'My Life Is In Danger' News
Imran Khan's Message to UK: 'My Life Is In Danger'
Imran Khan, the Pakistani opposition leader and former cricketer, was arrested yesterday, less than 48 hours after sending a desperate text message to his solicitor saying that he feared for his life. Mr Khan had emerged after 11 days in hiding, having gone on the run to escape arrest in the...
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Pakistan's Khan To Face Anti-Terror Charges
LAHORE, Pakistan - Pakistani police arrested cricket legend Imran Khan and said he would be charged under anti-terrorism laws after he emerged from hiding to join a student protest Wednesday. His detention came as former premier Benazir Bhutto hammered the phones from under house arrest in an...
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An Appeal to Barack Obama
"The Democrats have been stuck in the arguments of Vietnam, which means that either you're a Scoop Jackson Democrat or you're a Tom Hayden Democrat and you're suspicious of any military action. And that's just not my framework." - Sen. Barack Obama Barack, I thought Hillary Clinton was known as the...
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