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1-15-10 PakPulse

In Press Roundup on January 15, 2010 at 9:50 am
Pakistan
Other stories:
U.S. drone strike may have killed Hakimullah Mehsud (Washington Post)
Pakistan Taliban chief appears to emerge after strike (Associated Press)
U.S. charges Pakistani in Danish newspaper plot (Reuters)
  • Also: Ilyas Kashmiri charged in Danish plot (Dawn)
Zardari says U.S. war on militancy hits Pakistani economy (Reuters)

U.S. backed broadcast in Pakistan tribal areas begins (Associated Press)
Signs of solidarity between Pakistani and Afghan Taliban (Economist)
Lack of coordination delaying Kerry-Lugar funds (Dawn)
Presidential powers slashed, PM to appoint army chief (Dawn)
Malik says plan to attack parliament was foiled (Dawn)
Holbrooke says U.S. ready to review screening policy (Dawn)
Diplomats now need permission to move beyond prescribed limits (Daily Times)
JuD declares suicide bombings un-Islamic (The News)
Editorials:
For Pakistan, no turning back from reform by Asif Ali Zardari (Washington Post)
The India-Pakistan dispute is only getting more dangerous by Ian Bremmer & David Gordon (Foreign Policy)
The Taliban (Dawn)
Privatization is not the answer (Dawn)
Holbrooke accosted (Daily Times)
The president in Punjab (The News)

Green shoots of democracy by Cyril Almeida (Dawn)
Afghanistan
Other stories:
UK conference to focus on Afghan priorities (Wall Street Journal)
UK plans “trust fund” to woo Taliban fighters (Guardian)

Japan ends naval support for Afghan war (New York Times)
Afghanistan’s learning curve (Time)
Five civilians wounded as NATO, Afghan troops open fire on crowd (Reuters)
Bomber kills 20 civilians in market in south (Wall Street Journal)
Roadside bomb kills five family members in south (Associated Press)
CIA attack reveals threat to Obama’s Afghanistan plan (McClatchy)
NATO will “transform” Afghan police failures, says Gen. Caldwell (The Independent)
Taliban condemn U.S. Bagram prison handover (Reuters)
Life goes on in war-torn Kabul (Telegraph)

India
Other stories:
Indictment ties men to Mumbai attack (Wall Street Journal)
  • Also: U.S. charges three men over Mumbai attack (BBC News)
  • Also: U.S. Dept. of Justice press release re: Mumbai and Denmark plots (DOJ)
Attack on police station in Indian Kashmir kills two (Associated Press)
Rights of Indian detainees in China safeguarded (Wall Street Journal)
Editorials:
No idiots by Ranjani Iyer Mohanty (New York Times)
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