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  1. foreign interests
    What You Need to Know About India’s Power Grab in KashmirRevoking Kashmir’s special status ratcheted up tensions with Pakistan and China, threatening to ignite fresh conflict in the heavily militarized area.
  2. the national interest
    Trump: India Wants Me to Mediate Kashmir Conflict. India: No, We Don’t.Trump wanders into delicate standoff he doesn’t understand between two nuclear powers. What could go wrong?
  3. skirmish
    Things Are Getting Very Tense Between India and PakistanOn Wednesday, Pakistan says it shot down an Indian fighter jet and captured its pilot.
  4. foreign policy
    Pakistan Is a Problematic Ally, But Trump Cutting It Off Won’t Change ThatEnding U.S. security assistance in an effort to sever Pakistan’s ties to terror groups shows the administration has misjudged a complex situation.
  5. What the Trump Administration Means When It Says ‘On Notice’▶️ Is it more than an empty threat?
  6. ISIS Says It’s Behind Attack in Pakistan That Leaves More Than 60 People DeadOfficials have not confirmed the terror group’s claim about the assault that also left more than 115 wounded at a police cadet academy in Quetta.
  7. war in afghanistan
    Reports: Afghan Taliban Leader Killed in U.S. Air StrikeThe targeting of Mullah Mansour is the U.S. military’s most significant strike on Pakistani soil since the killing of Osama bin Laden in 2011.
  8. awful things
    Suicide Bomber Attacks Families at a Public Park in Pakistan, Kills at Least 65Mostly women and children were killed in the Taliban-linked attack, which was specifically targeting the country’s Christian minority.
  9. ISIS Now Has a Network of Military Affiliates in 11 Countries Around the WorldTerror groups from Libya to the Philippines have joined the ISIS cause.
  10. terrorble
    Pakistan Releases Suspect in Murder of U.S. Journalist Daniel PearlThere apparently weren’t enough grounds for detaining him.
  11. Pakistani Taliban Claim Responsibility for Deadly Attack on Karachi AirportAt least 28 people were killed.
  12. journalism
    NYT Story About Pakistan Disappeared in PakistanA printer simply deleted the piece from the cover of the international edition of the paper.
  13. international news
    The U.S. Evacuated Its Consulate in LahoreCiting “specific threats.”
  14. Taliban Commander Writes Suspicious LetterNot suspicious at all. 
  15. international affairs
    Pakistan Gunmen Kill Ten Foreign Tourists, Including One AmericanA Taliban group says it’s retaliation for U.S. drone strikes.
  16. terrorble
    Men Arrested for ‘Joking’ Plane Bomb ThreatA Pakistan International Airlines flight had to be diverted as a result.
  17. drone wars
    Report: CIA’s Drone Program in Pakistan Began With Assassination Deal The Americans agreed to kill a Pakistani militant in exchange for permission to conduct more targeted killings.
  18. war on terror
    Another Suspect Arrested for Killing Daniel Pearl in PakistanMilitant Qari Abdul Hayee was picked up in Karachi.
  19. overreactions
    American Flag Gets Last LaughA Pakistani protester died from inhaling the smoke of a burning American flag.
  20. international affairs
    Anti-U.S. Protests Spark Up Again in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Beyond [Updated]After a brief calm, violence is again raging across the Middle East.
  21. terrorble
    There May Be a Job Opening for Al Qaeda’s Second-in-Command [Updated]Here’s the listing.
  22. times square car bombing
    Four Men Acquitted in 2010 Times Square Bomb Plot CaseIn Pakistani court.
  23. Rubio’s Evolution on ‘Pakistan’ PronunciationWill conservatives find it as funny?
  24. osama bin killed
    Pakistani Gets Prison for Helping CIA Find OsamaNice work there, Pakistan.
  25. international intrigue
    Obama Fails to Settle Pakistan Dispute at NATO SummitSupply lines remain closed.
  26. taliban spring offensive
    Taliban Kick Off Their Spring Offensive With Explosions and a Prison Breakout In Kabul, attacked embassies; in Pakistan, nearly 400 inmates freed.
  27. pakistan
    Avalanche Strikes Pakistani Army BaseAt least 100 soldiers are believed to have been buried.
  28. deportations
    Pakistan to Deport Osama bin Laden’s Wives, DaughtersThey confessed to illegally entering the country.
  29. osama bin killed
    Pakistan Plans to Blast Bin Laden Compound Like an ‘Enemy Fort’You’re about nine months too late on this one, but thanks for the effort. 
  30. Al Qaeda Claims an American Hostage in PakistanIt’s 70-year-old Warren Weinstein.
  31. international intrigue
    President Obama Won’t Apologize to PakistanWeird!
  32. other countries’ embarrassments
    You Can No Longer Text the Phrase ‘Monkey Crotch’ in PakistanActually you can’t text a lot of things now.
  33. pakistan
    Did Pakistan’s Intelligence Agency Help Afghan Insurgents Attack the U.S. Embassy Last Week?That’s what Mike Mullen says.
  34. the breakup
    FBI Says Pakistan May Have Funneled Campaign Money to Tilt U.S. PolicyMore tension between the U.S. and Pakistan.
  35. little gitmo
    The Balancer: Animal-Rights Activist Andrew Stepanian Talks About His Time Inside ‘Little Gitmo’Communication Management Unit prisons — or “little Gitmos” — mostly house Muslims suspected of terrorism, “balanced” by a few non-Muslims.
  36. the breakup
    U.S. Now Withholding Millions in Aid From Pakistan“The relationship is very complicated.”
  37. osama bin laden
    New Clue Suggests Group With Ties to Pakistani Intelligence Might Have Helped Shelter Bin LadenU.S. intelligence has gotten its hands on his courier’s cell phone.
  38. international intrigue
    America Questions What Its Many Sundry Wars Are Good ForAbsolutely nothing, some contend.
  39. pakistan
    Pakistan Arrests CIA Informants That Helped Us Find Bin LadenOh, so you didn’t want us to find him?
  40. al qaeda
    Al Qaeda’s ‘Military Brain’ Reportedly Killed in PakistanIlyas Kashmiri is allegedly dead.
  41. terrorble
    Taliban on Car Bomb in Pakistan That Injured Ten: ‘We Had Warned That We Will Avenge the Martyrdom of Osama’Here we go.
  42. pakistan
    China Is Giving Pakistan 50 Fighter JetsHow nice of them.
  43. osama bin killed
    Pakistan’s Parliament Condemns U.S. Raid on Bin Laden“They have conducted a sting operation on us.”
  44. terrorble
    Suicide Attack Kills at Least 82 Soldiers in PakistanWas it retaliation for Osama bin Laden’s death?
  45. osama bin killed
    Suicide Bombers Kill Dozens in PakistanPossibly to avenge the death of Osama bin Laden.
  46. osama bin killed
    The U.S. Has Osama Bin Laden’s Handwritten JournalSeized along with five computers and 100 flashdrives.
  47. osama bin killed
    Pervez Musharraf Admits Rogue Pakistani Officers Might Have Helped Hide Bin Laden“You want to alienate Pakistan, you will be a loser.”
  48. osama bin killed
    Pakistan Thinks It Might Have to Show China That Secret Helicopter We Left BehindThis relationship is getting ugly.
  49. osama bin killed
    Pakistan Might Let the U.S. Interview Bin Laden’s WivesThis won’t help convince Pakistani citizens that we’re not in cahoots.
  50. osama bin killed
    U.S. Forces Were Ordered to Fight Their Way Out of Pakistan If Necessary“Given our difficult relationship with Pakistan right now, the president did not want to leave anything to chance.”
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