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Abida Parveen (© Jack Vartoogian)

Pakistan's Favorite Pastime Coming to a Location Near You

The latest prime-time hit on Pakistani television isn't a sentimental soap opera or a reality-TV show on the hunt for the nation's next singing sensation. It's Coke Studio. more
Pakistani puppet participates in literacy event. (Farooq Naeem/Getty Images)

Puppets in China and Pakistan Tackle Big Issues

Puppets take the spotlight in Asia this week. more
Pakistani journalist Imtiaz Gul describes the migration of the first foreign militants into Pakistan's tribal areas. (2 min., 12 sec.)
A Dim Prognosis for Pakistan’s Troubled Tribal Areas
Experts analyze the deteriorating situation on Pakistan's Northwestern frontier. more
Excerpt: Bernard Schwartz Fellow Hassan Abbas discusses the three positive signs of change in Pakistan. (2 min., 26 sec.)
Can Pakistan Get Its Act Together?
Bernard Schwartz Fellow Hassan Abbas discusses the current situation in Pakistan and his hope for the country. more
Houston, Mar. 3, 2010: Nicholas Platt, former U.S. ambassador to Pakistan, called on the US to "stay the course" in its efforts to foster stable government in that country. (Jeff Fantich Photography)
Nicholas Platt: Pakistan 'Not A Failed State'
Fmr. US ambassador says immature political elites pose a more serious threat than the Taliban. more
Houston, Mar. 3, 2010: Nicholas Platt, former U.S. ambassador to Pakistan, called on the US to "stay the course" in its efforts to foster stable government in that country. (Jeff Fantich Photography)

Nicholas Platt: Pakistan 'Not A Failed State'

Fmr. US ambassador says immature political elites pose a more serious threat than the Taliban. more
Pakistani paramilitary soldiers capture mock terrorists during an anti-terror drill in Karachi on Sept. 30, 2009. (Rizwan Tabassum/AFP/Getty Images)
Lessons and Challenges for Pakistan
Pakistan is learning the hard way that religious extremists of all stripes are bad for the country. more