Pakistan

Dispatch

The Lies They Tell Us

Can the Pakistani government's web of deceit survive the death of Osama bin Laden?

Mosharraf Zaidi |

Dispatch

We Told You So

India is cackling over news of Osama getting whacked in Pakistan.

Henry Foy |

Special Report

Osama's Dead, But How Much Does It Matter?

An FP Round Table on the afterlife of the world's most wanted man.

Suzanne Merkelson |

Argument

OBL is Dead, Al Qaeda Isn't

Why it's too early to declare victory.

Daniel Byman |

Document

"Bin Laden is No Longer a Threat"

The late-night administration briefing on the killing of Osama bin Laden.

Britt Peterson |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Massive cache of Gitmo docs released

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Andrew Lebovich |

Argument

Hard Power

Why Pakistan is so difficult to work with.

Anatol Lieven |

Slide Show

Failing Grades

The real schools of Afghanistan and Pakistan look nothing like the fantasy peddled by Greg Mortenson.

Slide Show |

Terms of Engagement

Khyber Impasse

How long can the United States and Pakistan keep pretending that they actually have any interests in common?

James Traub |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Pakistan arrests two Frenchmen for terror involvement

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Andrew Lebovich |

Argument

Two to Tango

David Miliband has a plan for bringing both sides to the negotiating table in Afghanistan. But getting the Taliban to show up won't be easy.

Christian Caryl |

The LWOT

The LWOT: DC-area man sentenced after terrorism plea; CIA aims to kill, not capture

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Andrew Lebovich |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Middle East unrest tops counterterrorism agenda; Media wary of covering 9/11 Gitmo trial

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Andrew Lebovich |

The LWOT

The LWOT: DOJ announces relaxed Miranda rules; Alleged white supremacist indicted over Spokane bomb

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Andrew Lebovich |

The Optimist

The Civil War That Killed Cholera

Why the best ideas for fighting some diseases may come from poor countries, not rich ones.

Charles Kenny |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Musharraf says Britain was complicit in torture; Domestic terrorism arrest made in Alaska

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Andrew Lebovich |

Feature

Spy Games

Why Pakistan let CIA contractor Raymond Davis go.

Scott Horton |

Argument

What the U.S. Is Leaving Behind in Pech

As the Army pulls out of a region that was once considered a success story, some clues as to what the larger drawdown may eventually look like.

Neil Shea |

Feature

A Return to Hell in Swat

The Pakistani Army -- and Gen. David Petraeus -- treated the counterinsurgency effort in the Swat Valley as a monumental success. A year later, things on the ground look quite a bit different.

Tara McKelvey |

The LWOT

The LWOT: British court convicts Awlaki-linked terror plotter; Texas terror suspect to plead not guilty

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Andrew Lebovich |

The LWOT

The LWOT: FBI arrests Saudi in alleged terrorism plot; Chesser gets 25 years in prison

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Andrew Lebovich |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Khalden trainer gets 34 months; Government invokes state secrets in controversial case

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Andrew Lebovich |

Terms of Engagement

Slash and Burn

Congressional Republicans are bent on all but eliminating the U.S. government's foreign aid budget. And Defense Secretary Robert Gates may be the only one who can stop them.

James Traub |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Terror camp trainer pleads guilty at Gitmo; House passes 90-day Patriot Act extension

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The LWOT

The LWOT: House, on second try, passes Patriot Act extension; American linked to 7/7 bomber released from U.S. prison

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Andrew Lebovich |

Small Wars

This Week at War: Lost in Space

Can the Pentagon afford to protect its orbital interests?

Robert Haddick |

Small Wars

This Week at War: The Pakistan Scenario

How the United States could end up paying even more for an anti-American Egypt.

Robert Haddick |

Terms of Engagement

Let's Try This Again

Egypt could be a watershed moment for democracy promotion in the Arab world -- but only if the United States understands how it went wrong the last time.

James Traub |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Ghailani receives life sentence in embassy bombings; U.K. announces counterterrorism reforms

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Andrew Lebovich |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Obama to resume Gitmo trials; Supreme court declines habeas case

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Andrew Lebovich |