Clinton said Pakistan’s attitude toward fighting terrorists had changed remarkably.
WASHINGTON: Pakistan faces “very severe consequences” if a terror plot like the failed Times Square bombing was traced to that country, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said in remarks made public on Saturday.
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A massive hydroelectric dam project on Ethiopia’s Omo River will devastate at least 200,000 tribal people, Survival said today. Survival is launching an urgent campaign calling on the Ethiopian government to halt the dam (known as Gibe III), and urging potential international funders, including the Africa Development Bank, the European Investment Bank, the World Bank and the Italian government not to support the project.
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by Omar Ali
A Different Pakistan Then! What Now? Indeed, a different Pakistan, where the karma of the British Raj was still relatively intact (SPs, DCs were god) and most simple civilians had no idea that the blessed army of the faithful had already started their “rent-an-army” business and were now in the middle of the first of several disastrous wars they would launch without thinking through the consequences. ….
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Highlights from Washington DC Seminar on “Causes and Consequences of Extremism in Pakistan”
Washington, DC – February 8, 2009: Last Tuesday (February 3), United States Institute of Peace (USIP) and Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) organized a seminar on the “Causes and Consequences of Extremism in Pakistan” at Washington DC offices. Continue reading Causes and Consequences of Extremism in Pakistan