Topic: Selig Harrison
Western leaders sent messages of support to Hamid Karzai after his opponent dropped out of the election in Afghanistan. But the US is also exploring alternatives, including a closer association with local leaders.
11/02/2009 12:00 am
The Taliban could expand their influence to more Pashtun areas by merging its pan-Islamic goals with the long-suppressed dream of a Pashtun state.
10/08/2009 01:00 am
Amid likely vote fraud, some experts now call for a coalition government or a return to the tribal system to clear the impasse.
09/17/2009 01:00 am
The North claimed to have weaponized plutonium and said its nuclear status would not change. But analysts see bid for attention.
01/20/2009 12:00 am
Readers write about Bangladesh's counterterrorism efforts, US-Venezuela relations, and California fire prevention.
07/30/2008 01:00 am
With elections there postponed until Feb. 18, and turmoil unabated, the Bush administration evaluates its options for spurring its war-on-terror ally toward greater democracy.
01/03/2008 12:00 am