Topic: Georgetown University
Despite recent tensions between Islamabad and Washington, Pakistan is set to receive another $2 billion in US military assistance over the next five years.
10/22/2010 02:59 pm
Flow of US aid and presence of its troops serve Pakistan's long-range aim of thwarting its archenemy, India.
10/14/2010 03:59 pm
One day after Israeli moratorium on settlements expires, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas delays his decision on whether to quit the US-backed Middle East peace talks for one week.
09/27/2010 09:03 pm
Imam Muhammad Musri is comfortable brokering interfaith dialogue, but in his bid to stop Florida pastor Terry Jones from burning Qurans on Saturday, he has waded into a controversy with global repercussions.
09/10/2010 02:42 pm
South Korea said Wednesday it will blacklist 102 Iranian firms and 24 people in response to US pressure to sanction Iran over its nuclear program.
09/08/2010 01:16 pm
Economists say sluggish growth and sagging consumer confidence aren't signs of another recession but indicate that the nation's financial recovery will be slow going.
07/30/2010 08:48 pm
The US is in the middle of a $7.5 billion aid program to Pakistan. But America's image is slipping in the country, where its unfavorable rating is almost as bad as the Taliban's and even Al Qaeda is more popular.
07/30/2010 02:50 pm
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's Pakistan visit will go beyond negotiating tactics ahead of this week's Afghanistan conference. It will aim to move the relationship beyond US pressure to squash Taliban havens.
07/18/2010 05:43 pm
China’s plan to build two nuclear reactors in Pakistan has prompted concern about nuclear proliferation. The two nations may aim to counter mutual rival India, which signed a nuclear deal with the US last year.
07/01/2010 03:50 pm
Elena Kagan, if confirmed as the next Supreme Court justice, would shift the balance dramatically – with three women and a Jewish-Catholic bloc. So would the high court look like We the People?
06/25/2010 12:18 pm