Pakistan

Dispatch

What Lies Beneath

For years, people whispered about the thousands of disappeared young men in Kashmir. But only now are the bones finally speaking.

Basharat Peer |

Argument

The Gloves Come Off

Washington's talking tough to Pakistan about the Haqqanis. But does it have enough leverage to walk the walk?

Daniel S. Markey |

The LWOT

The LWOT: NYPD Watched Moroccan Immigrants - Report

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Jennifer Rowland and Andrew Lebovich |

Argument

All Roads Lead to Islamabad

If the killing of peace negotiator Burhanuddin Rabbani and the attacks on Kabul tell us anything, it's that peace in Afghanistan will only come when Pakistan wants it.

Shamila N. Chaudhary |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Key al-Qaeda figure reported killed in Pakistan

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Jennifer Rowland and Andrew Lebovich |

Briefing Book

Is Pakistan's Army as Islamist as We Think?

New data suggest it may be even more liberal than Pakistani society as a whole.

C. Christine Fair |

Terms of Engagement

Twilight in Manhattan, Dawn in Tripoli

America did nearly everything wrong in the post-9/11 world. The post-Arab Spring world is our chance to finally get it right.

James Traub |

The LWOT

The LWOT: U.S. authorities confirm 9/11 threat

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Jennifer Rowland and Andrew Lebovich |

Feature

Reading Shakespeare in Kandahar

The United States has won some measure of revenge in the 10 years since 9/11. But as in Shakespeare's bloodthirsty play Titus Andronicus, has the cost been too great?

Nick Schifrin |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Al-Qaeda no. 2 reported killed in Pakistan

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Jennifer Rowland and Andrew Lebovich |

Argument

The Long War's Long Tail

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross's new book, Bin Laden's Legacy, wonders which side actually is winning the war on terror.

J.M. Berger |

The List

The Black Hole of 9/11

As we assess the legacy of the 10th anniversary of America's seminal terrorist attack, it's worth looking at 10 events from the past decade that have actually been more important.

David J. Rothkopf |

The LWOT

The LWOT: NYPD worked with CIA on surveillance - Report

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Jennifer Rowland and Andrew Lebovich |

The LWOT

The LWOT: North Carolina terror suspects plead not guilty

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Jennifer Rowland |

The List

Two Plus Two Equals Five

What numbers can we trust? A second look at the death toll from some of the world's worst disasters.

Philip Walker |

In Other Words

Dear Uncle Sam…

Why do India and Pakistan see America in such opposite ways?

Pankaj Mishra |

Letters

We Demand a Recount

The country is developing, not failing.

Kelsey Suemnicht |

Argument

Mission Not Accomplished

Reports of al Qaeda's demise have been greatly exaggerated.

Christopher Heffelfinger |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Dozens killed in Norway attacks

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Jennifer Rowland and Andrew Lebovich |

Terms of Engagement

Less Is More

Cutting U.S. military aid to Pakistan might be just what the world's most frustrating alliance needs.

James Traub |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Alleged Ft. Hood shooter arraigned

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Andrew Lebovich |

Argument

Sorry, Pakistan: China Is No Sugar Daddy

Just because Washington and Islamabad are at odds doesn't mean Beijing is looking to step in.

Urmila Venugopalan |

Feature

Assassin Nation

After more than three decades of targeted killings, is there anyone left alive who can actually run Afghanistan?

Edward Girardet |

Small Wars

This Week at War: Petraeus's Next Campaign

The new CIA chief will take on the covert war in Pakistan.

Robert Haddick |

Argument

No, Pakistan Is Not Off the Hook

Even if the speculation about this week's Mumbai attacks is true, Islamabad still has some explaining to do.

Shashank Joshi |

Argument

A Shot in the Back

The CIA's fake vaccination program in Abbottabad is an outrage. But what's important to remember is that even Osama bin Laden wanted to vaccinate his kids.

Alanna Shaikh |

Slide Show

Dark Summer

Terror hits Mumbai with a series of coordinated bomb attacks in the heart of the city.

Slide Show |

Argument

Don't Be Spooked by Pakistan

A CIA veteran's prescription for how the United States can get along with an ally it doesn't trust.

Milt Bearden |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Somali indicted after secret arrest, interrogation

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Andrew Lebovich |

Argument

For the Love of Money

From whiskey to nuclear secrets, North Korea plays a remarkably entrepreneurial role in international affairs for a Communist regime.

Simon Henderson |