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4-13-10 PakPulse

In Press Roundup on April 13, 2010 at 9:18 am
Pakistan


Other stories:
U.S. military playing expanded role in Pakistan (Reuters)
Pakistan airstrike kills 71 civilians (Associated Press)
  • Also: Army airstrike kills dozens in Khyber (BBC News)
Bootlegging, Pakistan style (New York Times)
Protests erupt over Pakistan NWFP name change (BBC News)
Gilani: U.S. aid money goes through me (Foreign Policy)
NYC terror probe nabs fourth in Pakistan (Associated Press)
Switch to English makes public schools more popular (Express Tribune)
Protests in Abbottabad continue (Express Tribune)
Government will pursue economic reforms agenda (Dawn)
Gilani says Mumbai attackers to be punished (Dawn)
18th amendment bill is tabled in Senate (Daily Times)
Pakistan aid projects in jeopardy, warns UN (The News)
Obama says Gilani has raised his stature (The News)
Editorials:
In defense of drones (Washington Post)
A man of destiny by Ayesha Siddiqa (Express Tribune)
The Taliban connection by Shiraz Hasnat (Express Tribune)
The Khyber air strikes (Dawn)
Nuclear knots (The News)
Afghanistan

Other stories:
Shooting by U.S. soldiers fuels Karzai’s anger (Washington Post)
Marines try unorthodox tactics to disrupt Afghan opium harvest (Washington Post)
Afghan officials want to direct more foreign aid (Associated Press)
Roadside bomb blasts kill six Afghan security forces (Associated Press)
Iran leader wants UN pressure over Afghan rebels (Reuters)
Official corruption is bigger threat than Taliban (McClatchy)
French TV names journalists held by Taliban (AFP)
Editorials:
A hasty Afghan push into Kandahar by Robert Fox (Guardian)
A journey through north Afghanistan by Anna Badkhen (Foreign Policy)
India

Other stories:
In India, Wal-mart goes to the farm (New York Times)
India’s mobile telecoms auction (Economist)
Editorials:
Does Mr. Obama care about India? by G. Parthasarathy (Wall Street Journal)
Escaping India’s pesticide trap by Daniel Church (Guardian)
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