Pakistan

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 |

The List

The WikiLeaks You Missed

From blatant bribery in India to Hugo Chávez’s war on Domino’s pizza, here are the highlights from the last four months of the secret State Department cables.

Joshua E. Keating |

The List

The Most Notable Revolutionaries of 2011

Right, wrong, or otherwise -- these freedom fighters haven't let the powers-that-be block them, and we're (mostly) better off for it.

David J. Rothkopf |

The LWOT

The LWOT: DoJ limits CIA torture inquiry

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Andrew Lebovich |

Argument

The Road Home from Kabul

Drawing down troops from Afghanistan is the right move. Now it's time to focus on the real threat in the neighborhood: the one coming from Pakistan.

John Kerry |

The List

The World's Most Dangerous Borders

Thirteen places you don't want to be stuck at.

Philip Walker |

Terms of Engagement

Let's Make a Deal

The United States and the Taliban should be able to work out a compromise on Afghanistan. But will the Afghans be able to live with it?

James Traub |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Ayman al-Zawahiri appointed al-Qaeda leader

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Andrew Lebovich |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Chicago man convicted of supporting Lashkar-e-Taiba

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Andrew Lebovich |

Interview

Interview: Ehsan ul-Haq

Pakistan's former head of Inter-Services Intelligence discusses 9/11, bin Laden and Pakistani security.

Charles Homans |

Argument

Al Qaeda's Toughest Task

Slain jihadi leaders like Ilyas Kashmiri and Osama bin Laden aren't so easily replaced.

Raffaello Pantucci |

Argument

Pakistan's Black Pearl

The hype about a Chinese-built port on the Arabian Sea says more about Islamabad's desperation than it does about Beijing's imperial ambitions.

Urmila Venugopalan |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Iraqis arrested on terror charges in Kentucky

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Andrew Lebovich |

Dispatch

The Hawks of South Asia

The dream of a lasting peace between Pakistan and India can't happen unless their militaries get out of the way.

Basharat Peer |

Argument

China's Port in Pakistan?

China's dream of Indian Ocean ports -- the so-called string of pearls -- is heightening geopolitical tensions in a rough neighborhood.

Robert D. Kaplan |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Patriot Act renewed just before deadline

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Andrew Lebovich |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Mumbai terror trial focuses on Pakistani intelligence role

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Andrew Lebovich |

Argument

Take Pakistan's Nukes, Please

The Taliban's brazen raid on a Karachi naval base shows why the Pakistani state can't be trusted with the world's most deadly weapons.

Kapil Komireddi |