5-20-10 PakPulse

In Uncategorized on May 20, 2010 at 11:00 am

Other stories:
Questionable China-Pakistan deal draws little comment from U.S. (Washington Post)

Pakistan army pays heavy price in Taliban war (Reuters)
Gunmen kill “peace broker” in South Waziristan (Reuters)
North Waziristan offensive up to Pakistan, says NATO official (AFP)

Pakistan widens online ban to include Youtube (New York Times)
  • Also: Government expands internet clampdown (Washington Post)
  • Also: Pakistanis divided over internet restrictions (BBC News)
At least 20 killed in Karachi violence (BBC News)
Pakistanis fear lake will wash them away (BBC News)
Gunmen shoot former parliamentarian near Tank (BBC News)
Shelling kills 25 militants in Orakzai (Express Tribune)
Law minister says president can keep two offices (Express Tribune)
Sweden closes Islamabad embassy due to security (Dawn)
Pakistan, U.S. vow to step up efforts against terror (Daily Times)
Indo-Pak resolve to cooperate in vital sectors (The News)
Pakistan unfriends Facebook by Saba Imtiaz (Foreign Policy)
Talking peace, readying for war by Rubina Saigol (Express Tribune)
Baloch nationalism gone wrong by Malik Siraj Akbar (Express Tribune)
The American visits (Dawn)
Assessing the Obama administration’s engagement strategy (CNAS)

Other stories:
In ambush, glimpse of a long Afghan summer (New York Times)
New U.S. troops quickly learn about challenges (Washington Post)
Afghans detain Taliban “governor” (Reuters)
U.S. investigating Afghan civilian deaths (Associated Press)
U.S. launches criminal probe into civilian deaths (Reuters)
Afghan militants hold talks in Maldives (Associated Press)
Tail of missing plane is spotted (Associated Press)
Steve Coll interviews Abdullah Abdullah (Foreign Policy)
A. W. Karzai accused over theft of Defense Ministry land (Times of London)
Afghan security deal could boost A. W. Karzai (McClatchy)
O brother, where art thou? by James Traub (Foreign Policy)
Afghanistan’s reintegration challenges (Norwegian Peacebuilding Center)

Other stories:
Cyclone Laila hits southeastern India (Associated Press)
India proposes windfall tax on non-fuel minerals (Wall Street Journal)
Travel industry wooing tourists from India (Time)
India needs talks for Assam’s peace by Aruni Kashyap (Guardian)

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