Pakistan remains unwilling to change the substance of its policy on terrorism even as it tries to reassure the international community that it is ready for a drastic transformation. Several recent developments affirm the Pakistani military's...Show More Summary
One year ago Raza Rumi, a TV anchor and widely-respected analyst in Pakistan, narrowly escaped death when gunmen opened fire on his car in an attack that killed his driver, Mustafa. When I wrote about the March 28 attack, the fourth on the Express Group in eight months that...
Arka Biswas Security, The Shaheen III is dangerous to the nuclear balance in South Asia. Pakistan recently test-fired a surface-to-surface ballistic missile, Shaheen III. Capable of carrying a nuclear warhead, the missile is estimated to have a maximum range of 2750 km. Show More Summary
Saudi Arabia's campaign against Houthi rebel forces in Yemen, which began with waves of airstrikes overnight on Thursday, has laid down a new marker in the dangerously unstable Middle East.As WorldViews discussed earlier, the SaudisShow More Summary
Pakistan vowed Thursday “strong response” to any threat against Saudi Arabia, which is leading a regional coalition against the Iran-backed Shiite militia in Yemen, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s office said. Sharif chaired a “high-level...Show More Summary
Suffering from the lingering image of a money-laundering husband of a world-famous political icon, Benazir Bhutto, former president of Pakistan Asif Ali Zardari is fast emerging as an intellectual patriarch of Pakistani politics. InShow More Summary
Submitted by Andrew Topf via OilPrice.com, The meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear complex in 2011 following the Japanese tsunami forced a major rethink of nuclear power as a safe form of electricity generation. As radiation from...Show More Summary
Only days after President Obama announced that troops would remain in Afghanistan through 2015, a new study reveals the massive cost of war. Through its campaigns in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan, the US may be responsible for the deaths of millions.
Installation photos courtesy ArtPrize. Process photos courtesy the artist. Artist Anila Quayyum Agha was barred from mosques and other cultural venues as a woman growing up in Lahore, Pakistan. Tapping into this memory of exclusion,Show More Summary
Over 100 Christians have been arrested for the riots in Pakistan last week following a Taliban suicide attack on two churches that killed 17 people. Police forces have been arresting people who were part of the crowd that killed and burned two people suspected to be terrorists.
DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (Reuters) - A spokesman for Pakistani militant group called journalists on Thursday to assure them he was alive after Pakistani intelligence officials claimed he was among 30 fighters killed in air strikes in the northwestern Khyber region.
RAWALPINDI, Pakistan (Reuters) - Weeks after Taliban gunmen massacred 134 pupils at an army-run school, Pakistani lawmakers significantly expanded the power of military courts by allowing them to try civilians accused of terrorism.
DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (Reuters) - Pakistani jet fighters killed 30 militants allied to the Pakistani Taliban in a missile attack in the mountainous northwestern Khyber region on Wednesday, including the group's spokesman, intelligence officials said.
DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (Reuters) - A U.S. drone strike killed 11 Pakistani Taliban militants in northeastern Afghanistan, including six or seven senior commanders, intelligence officials said on Wednesday, hours after a strike killed at least nine militants in the same area.
US Central Command announced that the US and Pakistan would hold a number of joint military exercises in 2015.
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Officials in several government ministries in Pakistan ran a crime racket that helped to free 15 prisoners convicted of murder and drug offences, Pakistan's interior minister said Tuesday.
Pakistan executes murderer amid the announcement by interior minister delaying the execution of another man, Shafqat Hussain, who was allegedly condemned to death as a teenager.
Akhilesh Pillalamarri Security, Asia A top government advisor said this week that Islambad is building tactical nuclear weapons. As the world remains focused on preventing a nuclear arms race in the Middle East, South Asia’s dangerous nuclear rivalry—between India and Pakistan—grows ever more deadly. Show More Summary
Misbah-ul-Haq, Pakistan's recently retired ODI captain, believes the PCB will have a "challenge" selecting a new leader for the country's limited-overs team
ISLAMABAD (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - For decades, illegal loggers have been hacking away at the forests of Gilgit-Baltistan in northern Pakistan while facing few penalties....