Lashkar-e-Taiba

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Today’s news is tomorrow’s blues. 1. Kenya is holding their presidential election today, with fears of violence looming after
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It’s nice to know that someone has been there before -- and made some lasting art from it to boot.
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I’d like to try to explain from one person’s perspective—mine—why hundreds of thousands of women chose to march across our
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From New Delhi's perspective every step forward in India-Pakistan relations results, within a short period of time, with a stab in the back that harms relations between the two countries.
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India and Pakistan can accomplish much progress in almost every sphere of life if they take practical steps to maximize the enormous potential they have by working with each other. In spite of realizing what great results friendly relations can offer the two countries, progress has been outrageously slow in addressing the outstanding issues that have perpetuated mistrust and hostilities.
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The recent attacks, especially the one in Jacobabad, should not solely be taken as a continuation of the past attacks on the Shias. It is the harbinger of a much larger problem that has been brewing for several years and has now come of age.
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While coming to Washington, Sharif had three major expectations and Washington, much to his disappointment, entertained none of them.
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Pakistan remains unwilling to change the substance of its policy on terrorism even as it tries to reassure the international community that it is ready for a drastic transformation.
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Even though the U.S. has downplayed the threat posed by Al Qaeda, Prime Minister Narendra Modi would be wise to take this particular instance more seriously. Unlike previous saber rattling by Al Qaeda or even Pakistan, this latest threat is more dangerous because of its timing and agenda.
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Senior Pakistani journalist and former New York Times contributor Arif Jamal's latest book, Call for Transnational Jihad: Lashkar-e-Taiba (1985-2014), is an extraordinary account of the LeT's evolution and its expanding network of trusted allies across the world.
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For an unstable and fragile country like Pakistan, next month's general elections are important. But they will not necessarily resolve many of the country's outstanding problems.
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India and Pakistan's relations have gradually improved since the attacks, with progress made on trade and economic ties. In
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The subtle inferences of today, which claim that a single man or organization or nation represents the Kashmir conflict, are both false and dangerous.
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ProPublica has tracked the rise of Lashkar through Mir's career as a holy warrior. It is a story of a militant group that
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Perhaps this is the time for the Americans to interact with the troubled and grief stricken Pakistanis. There is a fear that the Pashtuns will turn to the Taliban if help does not arrive swiftly.
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India must awaken to the reality that Pakistan's army chief smells blood and thinks he can knock India out of the box in Afghanistan and he certainly isn't going to wait for the trust talks to come to fruition.
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Taliban claims it captured 40 Pakistani troops. A Taliban spokesman said militants captured the troops after a Monday cross
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The whole Strategic Dialogue is a farce. We're not accomplishing any of our national security goals in the AfPak region, we're actually making our problems worse!