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3-3-10 PakPulse

In Press Roundup on March 3, 2010 at 11:01 am
Pakistan
Other stories:
U.S. to send bomb kits for Pakistan Air Force (Reuters)
Pakistan seizes insurgent stronghold on Afghan border (Wall Street Journal)
Pakistan seizes al Qaeda and Taliban cave network (Christian Science Monitor)
Five Pakistanis arrested in video-taped beatings (Associated Press)
Pakistan forces kill suicide jacket supplier (AFP)
Attackers hit school, concert (AFP)
A small victory for Pakistan’s transgenders (Los Angeles Times)
Pakistan’s Taliban war: bringing back the music (Time)
Two officials punished over electricity theft (BBC News)
Why Pakistan is boosting Kashmir militants (BBC News)
Obituary: Qari Mohammad Zafar (BBC News)
TTP leadership names missing from FIA red book (Dawn)
Interview with Indus Water Commissioner (Dawn)
U.S. plans audit office in Pakistan (Dawn)
Court gives government deadline to trace missing persons (Daily Times)
Reforms committee spells out judges’ appointment procedure (Daily Times)
India, Pakistan to attend U.S. nuclear summit (Daily Times)
Frontier Corps rules out talks with militants (The News)
Editorials:
Fighting militancy (Dawn)
Pakistan’s new left by Muhammad Ali Siddiqi (Dawn)
India-Pakistan conundrum by Manzur Ejaz (Daily Times)
The Balochistan truth by Sanaullah Baloch (Daily Times)
Afghanistan
Other stories:
Karzai’s invitation to Taliban creates discord, confusion (Washington Post)
Afghan intelligence ties Lashkar-e-Taiba to Kabul attack (Washington Post)
Afghanistan aims to ban live coverage of attacks (New York Times)
  • Also: U.S. voices concern over Afghan media rules (Reuters)
  • Also: U.S. worries about media curbs (BBC News)
NATO working to cut attrition in Afghan forces (Associated Press)
  • Also: 70% of Afghan police recruits drop out (AFP)
As Afghan role dwindles, doubts grow about NATO’s future (Time)
Maj. Gen. Barrons puts Taliban number at 36,000 (Times of London)
Taliban, not drugs, is focus of U.S.-Afghan offensive (Associated Press)
Afghanistan launches poppy eradication program (Associated Press)
Airstrikes kill fewer Afghans, but more dying on ground (McClatchy)
Editorials:
The next battles for Marja by Joshua Foust (New York Times)
India
Other stories:
Abuse case rouses India’s middle class (New York Times)
India to pay Rs. 100 billion to oil firms (Wall Street Journal)
India’s exports rise for third straight month (Wall Street Journal)
Nepal, caught between India and China (Time)
Indian navy plane crashes at air show (BBC News)
Indian newspaper offices attacked (BBC News)
Editorials:
India’s elephant charges on through the crisis by Martin Wolf (Financial Times)
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