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4-21-10 PakPulse

In Press Roundup on April 21, 2010 at 11:49 am

Pakistan

Other stories:
At top university, a fight for Pakistan’s future (New York Times)
PM Gilani’s career, from jail to power (Los Angeles Times)
Baradar interrogations yield useful intelligence (Reuters)
Pakistan military fails to woo tribal allies (Times of London)
CIA accused of ordering kidnap of Colonel Imam (Telegraph)
Youths in terror trial allege mistreatment in Pakistan (CNN)
Energy committee finalizes proposal (Express Tribune)
Kayani visits Swat to oversee reconstruction work (Express Tribune)
Targeted killings show Swat Taliban are back in action (Daily Times)
U.S. hopes Pakistan will join fissile material talks (Express Tribune)
Holbrooke cites “substantial improvement” in U.S.-Pak relations (Dawn)
Aid running out for 1.3 million refugees (Dawn)
Pakistan to acquire U.S. Navy warship (Daily Times)
Army announces compensation for airstrike victims (The News)
Gwadar port to boost Pak economy (The News)
Editorials:
Pakistan’s maturing democracy by Michael Meyer-Resende & Hannah Roberts (Guardian)
Begging for security in Pakistan by Taha Gaya (Huffington Post)
The future of coups d’etat (Daily Times)
Energy conference (Dawn)
Articles:
Pakistan and the fissile material treaty by Zia Mian & A. H. Nayyar (Arms Control Today)
Afghanistan

Other stories:
Afghan peace jirga is delayed (AFP)

A killing further erodes Afghan faith in leaders (New York Times)
Taliban intensifies campaign in Kandahar (Financial Times)
Putting Taliban sniper fire in context (New York Times)
Dispute flares after NATO convoy kills four (New York Times)
Afghanistan sees great white hope in marble sector (Reuters)
In Afghan war, a kinder, gentler night raid? (Christian Science Monitor)
Holbrooke takes a swipe at UN diplomat (Foreign Policy)
Editorials:
Farewell to Korengal by Sebastian Junger (New York Times)
Articles:
Social scientists do counterinsurgency by Nicholas Lemann (The New Yorker)
India

Other stories:
Mumbai’s Oberoi hotel is grand again (New York Times)
India – states of desire (Financial Times)
Editorials:
Is food security a basic right? by Rahul Dash & Anshul Tewari (Wall Street Journal)
Pull the land issue out from under the Maoists by Barun Mitra (Wall Street Journal)
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