In the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing, a columnist for Pakistan’s largest English newspaper reflects on why violent attacks leave a more lasting impression if they happen on American soil.
Lashkar-e-Taiba is an institution well-embedded in Pakistani Society.
How exactly does the U.S. government define ‘militant activity’?
Most drone strikes are directed at unidentified targets—not U.S. citizens or known Al Qaeda leaders—with murky justification.
David Coleman Headley’s testimony against Pakistan’s intelligence agency helped him avoid the death penalty.
Tahawwur Rana sentenced to 14 years in prison for working with the group involved in Mumbai terrorist attacks.
Growing up in Kashmir, in proximity to death.
Recent Islamist politics have turned the holy month of Muharram into a time of battle. Facing mounting violence, Karachi enters the Muslim year 1434 as a city under siege.
How the U.S. and Pakistan became the dysfunctional nuclear family of international relations.
On girls, shame, healing what’s broken, and why education is the path to creating an honorable Pakistan.
War has become a sort of American monopoly–but the American people don’t seem to know, or care.
What do the suicides of U.S. military personnel have in common with the food strikes put on by Palestinian detainees?
An unprecedented expansion of authority has created a new role for the president: Assassin-in-Chief.
Before Osama bin Laden was killed in Abbottabad, he was locked in a house for five months with three wives and over a dozen children.
Beena Sarwar on the “hornet’s nest” of modern Pakistan.
Dilip Hiro describes how the Pakistani government has outmaneuvered Washington to the tune of several billion dollars.
The NPR host and reporter on what Americans miss when they consider Karachi, the city’s resilience, and what Jinnah really envisioned in Pakistan.
Poet and war correspondent Eliza Griswold reports from Pakistan on the killing of Osama bin Laden.
|Tomorrow at 1:00 p.m. EST, Hillary Clinton will deliver the inaugural Richard C. Holbrooke Address on U.S. relations with Afghanistan and Pakistan at the Asia Society, honoring the former Asia Society Chairman who was President Obama’s envoy to the Af/Pak region.|
Last Friday, Guernica interviewee Fatima Bhutto appeared on Democracy Now to talk about her memoir and the devastation following the floods in Pakistan, a disaster that she says “ought to have been contained [and] could have been contained.”
Sweltering heat and blazing fires in Russia have contributed to devastating mudslides in Pakistan and China. Guernica counts down its top five reports of natural disasters.
Pakistan’s dynasty-bashing heir apparent, Fatima Bhutto, discusses how Obama and corruption legitimize the Taliban, her work to include women in Pakistani politics, and why she will never run for office (it’s not why you think).
The neo-conservative who coined “axis of evil” on how writing for the president is like writing for the movies, the administration’s “departures from the law,” and why the president should have brought in Democrats.