Topic: Asfandyar Wali Khan
A prominent Islamist politician and fierce critic of US presence in his country survived the attack unscathed. He blamed it on the CIA and local government, despite contradictory evidence.
Criticism at home of Pakistan’s major political players is likely to be quelled by the fact that the government and its political opposition have been embarrassed equally.
Prospect of Afghan-Taliban peace talks gains currency
Newly elected Yousaf Raza Gillani's announcement may cause rift with US.