Pakistan

Argument

The Sick Man of Pakistan

In Dubai for medical treatment with coup rumors swirling back home, Asif Ali Zardari's presidency appears to be on its last legs. So what else is new?

Shamila N. Chaudhary |

Dispatch

Northern Distribution Nightmare

Tensions in Pakistan are running high. So, to resupply U.S. troops in Afghanistan, Washington’s having to cut deals with some very unsavory regimes.

David Trilling |

Argument

The Generals Have No Clothes

Islamabad's generals have been sponsoring the deaths of Americans for years, and yet Obama does nothing. Why?

Kapil Komireddi |

In Box

The Stories You Missed in 2011

10 events and trends that were overlooked this year, but may be leading the headlines in 2012.

Joshua E. Keating |

The LWOT

The LWOT: NYC "al-Qaeda sympathizer" faces terrorism charges

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Jennifer Rowland |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Norway's anti-terrorism laws tested in conspiracy case

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Jennifer Rowland |

Argument

Pakistan's Alternate Universe

What possible motive does Islamabad have for supporting Afghanistan's bloody insurgency?

John R. Schmidt |

Slide Show

Portrait of a Megalopolis

A closer look at Karachi, the "City of Lights," from its slums to its skyscrapers.

Slide Show |

Dispatch

City of the Future

Karachi is violent, unhealthy, and unequal. Is that so bad?

Steve Inskeep |

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 |