We Saw This Coming President Musharraf, Bush Is Next

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 […]

Happy Afghans – Happy Taliban – Buying Power

Another record poppy crop in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON (AP) — Afghanistan will produce another record poppy harvest this year that cements its status as the world’s near-sole supplier of the heroin source, yet a furious debate over how to reverse the trend is stalling proposals to cut the crop, U.S. officials say. As […]

Following The Yellow Brick Road Makes Enemies Stronger

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 […]