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4-30-10 PakPulse

In Press Roundup on April 30, 2010 at 11:22 am
Pakistan


Top stories:
Pakistan weighs attack on militant lair in North Waziristan (New York Times)
Other stories:
Mehsud alive but may be sidelined (Washington Post)
Water dispute fuels India-Pakistan tensions (Associated Press)
UN sounds alarm on Pakistan aid funding (Reuters)
Pakistan and India still have much to do on ties (Reuters)
Elders’ absence hinders army goals in NW Pakistan (Associated Press)
Punjab heartland is alive with extremist groups (McClatchy)
  • Also: Punjab on knife-edge, says governor (Guardian)
U.S. moving to reimburse Pakistan for military costs (AFP)
  • Also: Pakistan to get $600m under U.S. program (Dawn)
BBC concerned over Urdu FM news ban in Pakistan (BBC News)
Pakistan taps ethnic pride as defense against Taliban (Christian Science Monitor)
Pakistan reportedly sets free another Taliban leader (Newsweek)
Where have all the suicide bombers gone? (Express Tribune)
Court orders seizure of Musharraf’s property (Express Tribune)
Asian Tigers claim responsibility for killing former ISI agent Khwaja (Dawn)
Asian Development Bank to invest $40m in energy sector (Daily Times)

In pictures: Pakistani vehicle art (BBC News)
Editorials:
Who is Hakimullah? by Mansur Khan Mahsud (Foreign Policy)
The new, new face of the Pakistani Taliban? by Mansur Khan Mahsud (Foreign Policy)
Coal-based energy (Dawn)
Supreme Court judgment (Dawn)
Articles:
Pakistan deal signals China’s growing nuclear assertiveness by Mark Hibbs (Carnegie Endowment)
Afghanistan


Other stories:
Blue dye, banks and 119: Afghans step up graft fight (Wall Street Journal)

Video shows Guantanamo detainee building bombs in Afghanistan (Washington Post)
Amb. Sedwill anticipates NATO combat role for 3-4 more years (Guardian)
Afghan deaths spark protest (Wall Street Journal)
Where is the war funding bill? (Foreign Policy)
Editorials:
Homesick for nowhere by Anna Badkhen (Foreign Policy)
India


Other stories:
India commissions radar-evading frigate (Financial Times)
India watchdog seeks radioactive waste explanation (BBC News)
Indian soldiers held for stealing and selling arms (BBC News)
High alert on India’s water borders (BBC News)
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