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2-12-10 PakPulse

In Press Roundup on February 12, 2010 at 10:00 am
Pakistan

Other stories:
Pakistan says talks with India will go ahead (Associated Press)
  • Also: Indo-Pak talks to be held on Feb. 25 (Reuters)
  • Also: Talks with India are near (Wall Street Journal)
  • Also: Talks are set to take place in Delhi (BBC News)
  • Also: Pakistan anti-terror moves led to resumption of talks (Daily Times)
U.S. to spread training in Pakistan (Associated Press)
  • Also: U.S. to set up new training centers (Daily Times)
Bombers hit police compound in Pakistan (New York Times)

New leader for Pakistani Taliban (Telegraph)
McChrystal discusses Pak-Afghan border with Kayani (Dawn)
Bajaur militants told to surrender or face action (The News)
Editorials:
Pakistan-India bridges (Dawn)
Women’s disenfranchisement (Dawn)
The patronage networks by Ayesha Siddiqui (Dawn)
Success of talks is the priority by Kuldip Nayar (Dawn)
Education needs assessment by Zubeida Mustafa (Dawn)
The U.S. presence in Afghanistan by Zafar Hilaly (Daily Times)
Afghanistan

Other stories:
Afghans try to reassure tribal elders on offensive (New York Times)
  • Also: Afghan elders plea for quick attack on Marjah (Associated Press)
  • Also: Looming offensive raises few Afghan spirits (Reuters)
  • Also: Outreach effort precedes U.S. offensive (Wall Street Journal)
  • Also: Afghans warned off Taliban ahead of offensive (AFP)
Taliban claim responsibility in U.S. base attack (Associated Press)
NATO says insurgents killed; family says they were civilians (Associated Press)
Forces strain to hire Afghan allies (Wall Street Journal)
NATO tries the power of advertising (Economist)
Coldstream Guards soldier killed as envoys talk to Taliban (Times of London)
Taliban amnesty law quietly brought into force (Guardian)
Afghan power plant hit by new allegations of impropriety (McClatchy)
Editorials:
Charlie Wilson, twice right on Afghanistan (Boston Globe)
Obama’s Afghan prisons endanger us all by Johann Hari (The Independent)
India

Other stories:
Hindus dip in chilly Ganges during festival (Associated Press)
India’s industrial output surges (Wall Street Journal)

Defense lawyer in Mumbai case is gunned down (BBC News)
Tight security as Khan movie opens in Mumbai (BBC News)
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