Bhutto ‘ultimatum to Musharraf’ By Barbara Plett BBC News, Islamabad
Former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto has given President Musharraf 48 hours to respond to her demands for a power-sharing deal, media reports say.
The embattled military ruler is seeking support for presidential elections that would give […]
Rice Speaks With Pakistan’s Musharraf Guardian Unlimited, UK – 1 hour ago From AP By MATTHEW LEE AP Writer WASHINGTON (AP) – Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice spoke at length late Wednesday with Pakistani President Gen. …
Musharraf could declare emergency TVNZ, New Zealand – 2 hours ago Private Pakistani television channels reported […]
The Pashtun time bomb
The alarming growth of Al Qaeda and the Taliban in the Pashtun tribal region of northwest Pakistan and southern Afghanistan is usually attributed to the popularity of their messianic brand of Islam and to covert help from Pakistani intelligence agencies.
But another, more ominous reason also explains their […]
Cutting Costs, Bending Rules, And a Trail of Broken Lives Ambush in Iraq Last November Left Four Americans Missing And a String of Questions About the Firm They Worked For
By Steve Fainar Washington Post Foreign Service
BAGHDAD — The convoy was ambushed in broad daylight last Nov. 16, dozens of armed […]
Truce Over, Pakistan Militants Kill 70
Guardian Unlimited, UK – From AP By RIAZ KHAN AP Writer PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) – Militants in northwest Pakistan disavowed a peace pact with the government and launched two days of suicide attacks and bombings that killed at least 70 people, dramatically escalating […]