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Coups, Kashmir, and Clerics: Is Pakistan Headed for Delayed Elections?
Asia Society Associate Fellow Faiysal Alikhan says due to tensions roiling the country “it seems unlikely” that Pakistan’s historic elections later this year will be held as scheduled.
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Coups, Kashmir, and Clerics: Is Pakistan Headed for Delayed Elections?

Asia Society Associate Fellow Faiysal Alikhan says due to tensions roiling the country “it seems unlikely” that Pakistan’s historic elections later this year will be held as scheduled.

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Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar Accuses India of ‘War Mongering’
NEW YORK, January 15, 2013 — Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar escalated the war of words between India and Pakistan Tuesday night at Asia Society in New York, calling Indian government officials “war mongerers.”
"What do we see today?" Khar asked the packed house. "We see three incidents across the LOC (line of control) and we see war mongering which puts the last 60 years actively back into our memories. War mongering coming in from the other side of the border, which I thought was the thing of yesteryears and the thing that we had put behind us."
Pakistan’s relationship with neighbor and rival India is on shaky ground, following the deaths of Indian troops in Kashmir. Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said today Pakistan’s failure to investigate the alleged killings signified the end of “business as usual" between the countries. And today came reports that Indian troops killed a Pakistani soldier in the disputed territory.
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Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar Accuses India of ‘War Mongering’

NEW YORK, January 15, 2013 — Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar escalated the war of words between India and Pakistan Tuesday night at Asia Society in New York, calling Indian government officials “war mongerers.”

"What do we see today?" Khar asked the packed house. "We see three incidents across the LOC (line of control) and we see war mongering which puts the last 60 years actively back into our memories. War mongering coming in from the other side of the border, which I thought was the thing of yesteryears and the thing that we had put behind us."

Pakistan’s relationship with neighbor and rival India is on shaky ground, following the deaths of Indian troops in Kashmir. Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said today Pakistan’s failure to investigate the alleged killings signified the end of “business as usual" between the countries. And today came reports that Indian troops killed a Pakistani soldier in the disputed territory.

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Pakistan Needs to Address Own Problems Before it Focuses on Region
With violent extremism plunging the country to new lows, Pakistan needs to focus all its energies on a multi-dimensional counter-extremism strategy at home, writes M. Bilal Lakhani.
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Pakistan Needs to Address Own Problems Before it Focuses on Region

With violent extremism plunging the country to new lows, Pakistan needs to focus all its energies on a multi-dimensional counter-extremism strategy at home, writes M. Bilal Lakhani.

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Watch: Pakistan FM Calls Drone Strikes ‘Illegal,’ Says ‘This Has to Be Our War’
"As a drone flies over the territory of Pakistan, it becomes an American war again," said Hina Rabbani Khar at Asia Society in New York.
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Watch: Pakistan FM Calls Drone Strikes ‘Illegal,’ Says ‘This Has to Be Our War’

"As a drone flies over the territory of Pakistan, it becomes an American war again," said Hina Rabbani Khar at Asia Society in New York.

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Pakistan FM Khar ‘Embarrassed’ By Riots, But Calls for Understanding
Hina Rabbani Khar, Foreign Minister of Pakistan, said on Thursday that she was “embarrassed” by the the violence occurring on “Muslim streets” in reaction to the controversial movie uploaded to YouTube entitled Innocence of Muslims.
"We do not condone violence," Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar said Thursday at Asia Society in New York. "That is not what Islam teaches us."
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Pakistan FM Khar ‘Embarrassed’ By Riots, But Calls for Understanding

Hina Rabbani Khar, Foreign Minister of Pakistan, said on Thursday that she was “embarrassed” by the the violence occurring on “Muslim streets” in reaction to the controversial movie uploaded to YouTube entitled Innocence of Muslims.

"We do not condone violence," Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar said Thursday at Asia Society in New York. "That is not what Islam teaches us."

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