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  • Afghanistan, Pakistan and the U.S.: Repairing relations

    Afghanistan, Pakistan and the U.S.: Repairing relations
    After a year of calamitous turns in the relationship between Washington and Islamabad, many Americans are wondering how this troubled alliance can possibly be repaired. Even more may be wondering whether we can simply extricate ourselves from it, finding other partners and other strategic options in South Asia. Alas, Pakistanis have had similar doubts about America even longer, which goes far toward explaining their hedging behavior; many in the nation's military and intelligence services tolerate or even support the militant Haqqani network and localTaliban (Quetta Shura) in ways that destabilize Afghanistan and lead to the deaths of Afghans and NATO troops. Certainly, it seems safe to conclude that Pakistan is our most complex ally since Stalin's Soviet Union, a poster child for what a foreign "frenemy" looks like for the United States.
  • Cynthia Earl Kerman, Villa Julie professor

    Cynthia Earl Kerman, Villa Julie professor
    Cynthia Earl Kerman, a retired Villa Julie College faculty member who wrote biographies of a Quaker economist and a Harlem Renaissance writer, died of pneumonia July 22 at the Glen Meadows retirement community. She was 89 and had lived in Lauraville....

    Britain seeking man in July 7 bombing probe

    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Yesterday's explosions in London came as Pakistani intelligence officials said authorities are seeking the former aide to a radical cleric in Britain in connection with the July 7 bombings. The officials said British investigators...

    Pakistan flooding kills 125 people as soldiers aid in rescue effort

    More than 125 people have been killed and 280 injured in four days of torrential monsoon rains in Pakistan, officials said Saturday, as soldiers deployed to devastated areas to aid in the rescue operation. The rains hit the Pakistani section of the...

    'Unfounded' coup rumors spread in Pakistan

    'Unfounded' coup rumors spread in Pakistan
    The political crisis in Pakistan deepened Monday as protesters stormed and briefly held the state-run television headquarters and the capital buzzed with talk about whether the army would step in to remove either Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif or the...