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5-3-10 PakPulse

In Press Roundup on May 3, 2010 at 12:11 pm
Pakistan

Top stories:
Video shows U.S. attack did not kill Mehsud (New York Times)
Other stories:

Bloomberg sees no evidence for TTP involvement (Associated Press)

U.S. missiles kill four in northwest (Associated Press)
Operation in North Waziristan is probable (Express Tribune)
Zardari calls for early legislation on ROZs (Express Tribune)
President asks U.S. to help curb energy crisis (Express Tribune)
Public money going down the drain? (Express Tribune)
Troops kill eighteen militants in Bajaur (Dawn)
Elders’ absence hinders army goals in northwest (Dawn)
Rise in targeted killings adds to Balochistan unrest (Daily Times)

Editorials:
Al Qaeda has us in its gun sights by Bruce Riedel (Daily Beast)
The PPP and the establishment by Salman Masood (Express Tribune)
Helping the Orakzai IDPs by Farhat Taj (Express Tribune)
No condemnation (Dawn)
Lessons from SAARC (Daily Times)
Afghanistan


Other stories:
Karzai to seek Obama’s approval for peace deals with insurgents (Washington Post)

Kandahar governor plays down military aspect of offensive (Reuters)
Clinton expresses doubts on Afghan reconciliation (Associated Press)

Afghan attack kills one near CIA base (Associated Press)
  • Also: Bomber targets base in Khost (BBC News)
Abducted Afghan diplomat appears in video (AFP)
U.S. Army captain becomes “king” in Afghanistan (Associated Press)
German troops face pitched battles as insurgency spreads (Times of London)

Editorials:
A necessary war (Times of London)
India


Top stories:
Kasab is convicted in 2008 Mumbai attacks (New York Times)
Other stories:
Delhi’s ethics law to hit mining groups (Financial Times)
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