Pakistan

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 |

Argument

The Gul Under the Bed

Afghanistan needs to stop blaming a washed-up spymaster for all of its problems.

Naheed Mustafa |

Argument

The New Face of al Qaeda?

The Yemeni-American firebrand preacher, Anwar al-Awlaki, won't replace Osama bin Laden as al Qaeda's No. 1 -- but Washington should be worried about his increasing prominence.

Christopher Boucek |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Terrorism trial begins in Chicago; Florida terrorism suspect to plead not guilty

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Andrew Lebovich |

Argument

Raging at Rawalpindi

American leaders are furious with Pakistan’s military in the wake of Osama bin Laden’s killing. But twisting arms will only backfire.

Shuja Nawaz |

The LWOT

The LWOT: NYPD arrests two in plot against synagogue; U.S. finds bin Laden "diary"

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Andrew Lebovich |

The LWOT

The LWOT: U.S. releases bin Laden videos; AQIM lauds bin Laden

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Andrew Lebovich |

Argument

Dear China: Help Us Fix Pakistan

The world's two superpowers must work together to fix the world's most broken country.

Patrick C. Doherty |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Al-Qaeda acknowledges bin Laden death

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Andrew Lebovich |

Terms of Engagement

Freedom From Fear

Now that he's accomplished the central aim of George W. Bush's foreign policy, Barack Obama can finally get started on his own.

James Traub |

Argument

Tortured Logic

The United States didn't need to waterboard anyone to get Osama bin Laden.

Matthew Alexander |

Think Again

Think Again: Al Qaeda

The world's most notorious terrorist organization was never quite what Americans thought it was -- and Osama bin Laden's death doesn't mean that it's down for the count.

Daniel Byman |

The LWOT

The LWOT: U.S. kills Osama bin Laden

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Andrew Lebovich |

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 |