Posts Tagged ‘Taliban’

[picapp src=”c/2/4/8/Karzai_vows_to_6e27.JPG?adImageId=7264887&imageId=7001406″ width=”500″ height=”333″ /] Richard Holbrooke might have insisted that his recent trip to Pakistan had nothing to do with Afghanistan, but the timing speaks otherwise. After all, the United States Special Envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan was headed to the Afghan presidential elections. Also, the administration of Barack Obama has been clear in […]


Naveen Naqvi feels less optimistic than most. [picapp src=”d/1/2/4/Pakistan_Military_Oversees_558b.jpg?adImageId=7266414&imageId=5387962″ width=”500″ height=”333″ /] A headline in Dawn recently read, ‘Most Pakistanis see Taliban, Al Qaeda as threat: survey.’ This story was doing the rounds on Twitter, and as one young woman tweeted the link, she commented: This is our glimmer of hope! Is it indeed that? […]