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3-9-10 PakPulse

In Press Roundup on March 9, 2010 at 8:17 am
Pakistan


Other stories:
A guide to recent militant arrests and deaths in Pakistan and Afghanistan (Foreign Policy)

Pakistan says U.S.-born suspect in custody is not Gadahn (Los Angeles Times)

The lone stand of an anti-Taliban militia (BBC News)
Drone raid kills three in North Waziristan (BBC News)
Pakistan Taliban leader disputes claims of deaths (CNN)
Colonel Imam, ideologue or pragmatist? (Dawn)
Karzai due in Pakistan, likely to focus on Baradar, reintegration (Daily Times)
Gilani says Pakistan economy is stabilizing (Dawn)
Reintegration to be key agenda for Pak-Afghan talks (Dawn)
Gilani to visit Brussels for EU summit (Dawn)
PM announces measures for women’s empowerment (Daily Times)
PM advises Zardari on appointment of Peshawar judges (Daily Times)
Japan makes grant for FATA school rehabilitation (Daily Times)
Editorials:
The NPT at 40 (Dawn)
The Lahore attack (Dawn)
New developments in Afghanistan (Daily Times)
Lessons from Lahore (The News)
The looming water crisis by Ahmad Hayat (Dawn)
The thaw that wasn’t by Maleeha Lodhi (The News)
Afghanistan


Other stories:
Gates and Karzai review plan for Kandahar offensive (New York Times)
Afghanistan coalition looks past Marja (Wall Street Journal)
Gates sees momentum, but plays down prospects for reconciliation (Washington Post)
  • Also: Gates warns of “hard fight ahead” (BBC News)
Zabul province seeks U.S. troops, but is caught in numbers game (Washington Post)
House liberals force vote on pullout from Afghanistan (Washington Post)
A civil war among Afghanistan’s insurgents? (Time)
Karzai plans to hold peace conference (Associated Press)
Roadside bomb kills 3 in southern Afghanistan (Associated Press)
Afghan police thwart suicide attack in Khost (AFP)
British soldier tells how he threw back Taliban grenade (Reuters)
Kabul residents determined to get on with life (BBC News)
Local Defense Initiative has many doubters (Guardian)
Inquest to rule on Afghanistan Land Rover deaths (Times of London)
Editorials:
Surge incapacity by James Traub (Foreign Policy)

What I should’ve asked Holbrooke by Steve Walt (Foreign Policy)
India


Other stories:
New Delhi says Iran issues should be settled by talks, not sanctions (Associated Press)
Indian equality law stalls in parliament (Wall Street Journal)
Indian upper house passes women’s bill (BBC News)
India’s inflation likely to ease by April (Wall Street Journal)
Ford enters India’s small car market (Wall Street Journal)
Abortion of girls is on the rise in India (Christian Science Monitor)
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