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3-15-10 PakPulse

In Press Roundup on March 15, 2010 at 9:08 am
Pakistan

Other stories:
U.S. drones forcing militants underground (Christian Science Monitor)
Airstrike in Orakzai kills nine militants (BBC News)
Pakistan intelligence calls for Afghan border to be closed (Telegraph)
ISI looks to use Hekmatyar to hit Indian interests (Times of India)
Military to end South Waziristan operation (Dawn)
Police find cache of explosives in Lahore (Dawn)
Amb. Patterson says U.S. personnel facing threats (Dawn)
Holbrooke says U.S. appreciates Pakistan’s position on N. Waziristan (Dawn)
Pakistan airports under threat? (Daily Times)
Overall crime rate up over past two years (The News)
Editorials:
Obama’s foreign policy success in Pakistan by Fareed Zakaria (Washington Post)
The EU must help Pakistan by Wajid Shamsul Hasan (Guardian)
The Saudi invitation (Dawn)
What Punjabi Taliban? by Ahmed Quraishi (The News)
A flawed constitutional package by Asif Ezdi (The News)
Afghanistan
Other stories:
Contractors tied to effort to track and kill militants (New York Times)
  • Also: Pentagon probing alleged spy operation (Time)
Shaken Kandahar seeks more support from Kabul (New York Times)
Tale of two Taliban rivals reveals U.S. dilemma (Time)
How Taliban tactics are evolving (Christian Science Monitor)
Rocket attack on Bagram base kills one (Associated Press)
Bike repairman fixes what he can in Afghanistan (Los Angeles Times)
New UN envoy arrives at troubled mission (AFP)
Taliban turn to intimidation in Marja (McClatchy)
We’ve met the enemy, and he’s changed (McClatchy)
Local Taliban officials may ignore leader’s ethics code (McClatchy)
Editorials:
Man versus Afghanistan by Robert D. Kaplan (The Atlantic)
India
Other stories:
Indian cabinet approves foreign university proposal (Wall Street Journal)
  • Also: Bill will allow foreign universities to operate (BBC News)
India’s inflation surges (Wall Street Journal)
Editorials:
India-EU free trade agreement or futile talk and agony? by Ansgar Sickert (Wall Street Journal)
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