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5-21-10 PakPulse

In Uncategorized on May 21, 2010 at 11:45 am
Pakistan

Other stories:
Musharraf to “join politics” (Reuters)
  • Also: Musharraf planning political return (BBC News)
  • Also: Ex-president vows to return (CNN)
U.S. intelligence fears TTP strike on U.S. (CNN)
U.S. outlines moves after Shahzad’s arrest (New York Times)
Pakistan seeks resolution of India water dispute (Wall Street Journal)

Terror comes home to U.S. (Newsweek)

Three Britons killed in Pakistan over family feud (Reuters)
Suspected Taliban blow up “U.S. spies” in Pakistan (Reuters)
Gilani visits lake on verge of overflowing (BBC News)
U.S. concerned about Pakistan’s Facebook ban (State Department)
MQM accuses ANP of targeted killings (Express Tribune)
USAID ready to help rebuild restive Pakistan (Dawn)
Editorials:
Osama’s top gun is back by Bruce Riedel (Daily Beast)
Whatever happened to Kerry-Lugar by Raza Rumi (Express Tribune)
The Karachi killings (Dawn)
Afghanistan

Other stories:

Afghan officials met insurgent representatives in Maldives (Times of London)
  • Also: Afghan peace talks held in Maldives (Guardian)
  • Also: Taliban in secret talks in Maldives (ABC News)
  • Also: Karzai reportedly unhappy with talks (Al Jazeera)

Toll in Kabul attack included U.S., Canadian officers (New York Times)
U.S. rolls up red carpet for Karzai rival Abdullah (New York Times)

U.S. rifles not suited to warfare in Afghan hills (Associated Press)
No survivors found at Afghan crash site (Associated Press)
  • Also: Police find bodies, including British, at crash site (Reuters)
Taliban attack Afghan police base camp (Reuters)
Bagram attackers wore U.S.-style uniforms (CNN)
Night raids on militants not an unmitigated success (The Economist)
Army graduate school teaches lessons from Iraq & Afghanistan (McClatchy)
Editorials:
Afghanistan: stuck by Tom Ricks (Foreign Policy)
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