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Blinded by desire: The perils of adoring Imran Khan

Jan 03, 2012

Blinded by desire: The perils of adoring Imran Khan

As he attempts to be everything to everyone, the swelling crowds and their devotion confirm Imran Khan's misplaced sense of conviction -- or to be more accurate, that insufferable arrogance that has always been his greatest failing. #Pakistan #Imran Khan #Pashtun people #Pakistani politics

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Blinded by desire: The perils of adoring Imran Khan

Jun 30, 2014

Pakistan begins ground offensive against militants

(AP) -- Pakistan launched a ground offensive against militant strongholds near the Afghan border on Monday after evacuating nearly half a million people from the region, the army said, in the most significant escalation of a two-week long operation t... #Afghanistan #Pakistan #Al-Qaeda #Karachi #Nawaz Sharif #Taliban #Pakistani Taliban
Blinded by desire: The perils of adoring Imran Khan

Jun 15, 2014

Pakistan army launches offensive against militants

(AP) -- The Pakistani army Sunday launched a long-awaited operation against foreign and local militants in a tribal region near the Afghan border, hours after jets pounded insurgent hideouts in the country's northwest, the army said. The move effecti... #Pakistan #Afghanistan #NATO #Al-Qaeda #Nawaz Sharif #Khawaja Muhammad Asif #Pakistani Taliban
Blinded by desire: The perils of adoring Imran Khan

Jul 10, 2014

Afghanistan will not be the next Iraq

As the Iraq crisis deepens, some commentators have taken to inaccurately comparing it to the situation in Afghanistan. Predictions have been made that, a few years after the withdrawal of international forces, Afghan security forces would crumble in ... #Iraq #Afghanistan #Barack Obama #Al-Qaeda #Taliban #Mohammed Omar #Pakistani Taliban