Global News Blog Good Reads: An Afghan periled, a Pakistani reporter killed, and journalism after 9/11
Among the legacies of 9/11 is a more dangerous world for journalists and civilians working in conflict zones such as Afghanistan and Pakistan. Here are a few stories that tell of the growing risks.
09/13/2011 10:41 am
Terrorism & Security Pakistani Taliban claims responsibility for suicide attack on paramilitary leader
The Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility for Wednesday's suicide attack targeting the forces involved in operations against the Pakistani Taliban and the recent arrest of Al Qaeda operatives.
09/07/2011 09:36 am
Pakistan’s Army says it has captured Sheikh Younis al-Mauritani, a senior Al Qaeda leader known as the group’s global operations chief.
09/06/2011 10:11 am
US citizen Warren Weinstein was abducted from his home in the city of Lahore, Pakistan early Saturday morning.
08/13/2011 11:03 am
The arrest of Syed Ghulam Nabi Fai on spy charges in the US has highlighted a generation divide among Kashmiri separatist activists.
07/22/2011 09:24 am
A Muslim charity provides free schooling to Pakistani orphans, putting itself at the forefront of a national effort to close the education gap and reduce the appeal militancy holds for children.
07/14/2011 10:19 am
A day after Pakistani military officials shrugged off news that the US was cutting $800 million of aid for materiel and expelled military trainers, Pakistan’s prime minister expresses ‘concerns’ and its spy chief visits Washington.
07/13/2011 05:38 pm
To push Pakistan's improved cooperation in fighting terrorists, the US has suspended millions in military aid. Will it also have the spine to cut aid over Pakistan’s abhorrent treatment of women?
07/13/2011 02:32 pm
On his first trip to Afghanistan as Secretary of Defense, Leon Panetta offered an upbeat assessment. "We're within reach of strategically defeating Al Qaeda," he said.
07/09/2011 11:27 am
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