Pakistan: No Longer Under The Dictates Of Washington

Officials Fear Support From Islamabad Will Wane

The United States has escalated its unilateral strikes against al-Qaeda members and fighters operating in Pakistan’s tribal areas, partly because of anxieties that Pakistan’s new leaders will insist on scaling back military operations in that country, according to U.S. officials.

Washington is […]

Pakistan Is Not Bush’s Personal Toy

 

Update: March 27, 2008

Pakistan’s new leaders tell US: We are no longer your killing field

· Visiting envoys earn cold reception from coalition · PM wants new approach to fight Islamic extremism

In blunt remarks, Sharif said he told Negroponte that Pakistan was no longer a one-man show. […]

Growing Concern In India About Pakistan Power Shifts

India, Pak exchange lists of nuclear installations Tuesday, 01 January 2008 16:01 IST

New Delhi, Jan 1: India and Pakistan today exchanged the lists of their installations and facilities, taking forward their 17-year-old confidence building measure in the field.

The lists were simultaneously handed over here […]

Watching Musharraf With Baited Breath …

Musharraf visits troops in farewell ceremonies before becoming civilian leader (AP)

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan – President Gen. Pervez Musharraf visited troops Tuesday to bid them farewell, a day before he planned to stand down as military chief to become a civilian head of state in a move aimed at easing the country’s political […]

The Bhutto Ultimatum – Musharraf Must Play Ball

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 […]