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  • Dr. Abdul Ghaffar Qureshi, surgeon

    Dr. Abdul Ghaffar Qureshi, surgeon
    Dr. Abdul Ghaffar Qureshi, a retired surgeon who worked with the elderly residents of Baltimore's public high-rise apartments, died of complications of Alzheimer's disease May 6 at Quail Run Assisted Living in Perry Hall. He was 75 and had lived in...
  • Murdered for his faith [Letter]

    An American cardiologist, Dr. Mehdi Ali Qamar, was recently murdered in Pakistan for his faith ("American doctor shot dead in Pakistan in suspected sectarian attack," May 27). He was an Ahmadi Muslim traveling back to his country of origin to...
  • Our insufferable ally in Kabul [Editorial]

    Our insufferable ally in Kabul  [Editorial]
    Afghan President Hamid Karzai's rebuke of U.S. and NATO forces as the principal cause of civilian casualties in his country understandably outraged American officials, with some in Congress threatening to retaliate by making even deeper cuts in military...
  • Author Mohsin Hamid on 'How to Get Filthy Rich In Rising Asia'

    Author Mohsin Hamid on 'How to Get Filthy Rich In Rising Asia'
    The author Mohsin Hamid has a home in Pakistan and spent nearly two decades studying and working in the United States. He's 42 now, and he thinks of himself as living almost "between" countries. "I've lived half my life in America and Europe, and half...
  • At CIA, illegal killing is fine, being a bad boss isn't [Letter]

    At CIA, illegal killing is fine, being a bad boss isn't [Letter]
    Thanks for publishing the report that CIA officer Jonathan Bank was suspended because of his "management style" in the Iran operations division ("CIA official punished after probe finds he created hostile workplace," March 17). More interesting, Mr....
  • The half-truths of drone warfare [Commentary]

    The half-truths of drone warfare [Commentary]
    American drones have been operating since 2004 in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan, my motherland. But on Nov. 21, a drone fired missiles at a religious seminary in Hangu, a settled area in mainland Pakistan, killing five men in...
  • Nation's illegal drone war must end [Letter]

    Nation's illegal drone war must end [Letter]
    I could not help note that while reading "NSA tracks location of phones, documents show" (Dec. 5), there was a nearby ad for a cell phone and other electronic devices. Readers should also know that the National Security Agency provides "intelligence" in...
  • General on Manning fallout: Relations strained, but no evidence anyone killed

    General on Manning fallout: Relations strained, but no evidence anyone killed
    The general who led the Pentagon's review of the largest leak of classified documents in U.S. history told a military judge Wednesday that their publication revealed tactics, strained relations with some allies and caused some Afghans to stop...
  • Al-Qaida returns to its roots

    Al-Qaida returns to its roots
    Last year, in the heat of his campaign, President Barack Obama boasted that he had put al-Qaida "on the path to defeat." This year, with 19 U.S. consulates and embassies closed and the State Department issuing vague warnings against travel anywhere in the...
  • Why the moral argument to attack Syria is a hard sell

    Why the moral argument to attack Syria is a hard sell
    Mr. President, you and I having a similar challenge: selling a military strike against Syria as a "moral imperative." But we have different audiences. Your constituents come from all parts of the country; mine from different parts of the world. Yours...
  • The road to peace does not start with war

    The road to peace does not start with war
    When my children were growing up, they were very selfish, and they demanded a lot of attention. They learned the word "mine" and then proceeded to use it to describe everything that they could see. They used to push and hit and stomp their feet over and...
  • Under Armour designer climbs world's highest mountains to help rescue kids from poverty

    Under Armour designer climbs world's highest mountains to help rescue kids from poverty
    Nick Cienski is climbing to the 14 highest and grandest places in the world — because of what he's seen in some of what are effectively the lowest and most squalid. In November 2014, the Upper Fells Point resident will scale Cho Oyu, the sixth-...