Pakistan http://wamc.org en "The Wrong Enemy" By Carlotta Gall http://wamc.org/post/wrong-enemy-carlotta-gall <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Carlotta Gall covers Afghanistan for the <em>New York Times</em>. Her new book is called <em>The Wrong Enemy: America in Afghanistan, 2001-2014</em>.</p><p>Highly critical of Pakistan, it offers new information about how Islamabad has helped the Taliban in Afghanistan, and how Pakistan's intelligence agency may have helped Osama bin Laden hide out in Abbottabad, Pakistan.</p><p> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:10:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 88821 at http://wamc.org "The Wrong Enemy" By Carlotta Gall The Book Show #1293 - Manil Suri http://wamc.org/post/book-show-1293-manil-suri <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.manilsuri.com/">Manil Suri's</a> new novel, <em>The City of Devi</em>, opens with India and Pakistan on the verge of nuclear war. India is roiled by factional violence between Hindus and Muslims. Bombers strafe citizens, vigilantes settle scores, and terrorists set off dirty bombs around the country as Mumbai boils over with fear and fury. But, at its heart, it is a love story.</p><p> Tue, 30 Apr 2013 19:06:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 63122 at http://wamc.org The Book Show #1293 - Manil Suri Pakistan's Latest Political Crisis: Court Orders Arrest Of Prime Minister http://wamc.org/post/pakistans-latest-political-crisis-court-orders-arrest-prime-minister "The news that the [country's] Supreme Court had called for the arrest of Prime Minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf ran through Pakistan like an electric current Tuesday afternoon," <a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Asia-South-Central/2013/0115/Pakistan-s-court-order-to-arrest-the-prime-minister-unsettles-nation" target="_blank"><em>The Christian Science Monitor</em> writes from Islamabad</a>.<p><a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=169385584" target="_blank">As The Associated Press says</a>, this is "the latest clash between the government and a judiciary that has repea Tue, 15 Jan 2013 15:59:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 55767 at http://wamc.org Pakistan's Latest Political Crisis: Court Orders Arrest Of Prime Minister Strike by Pakistani truckers carrying NATO goods http://wamc.org/post/strike-pakistani-truckers-carrying-nato-goods <p></p><p>PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Officials say truckers who carry supplies to NATO troops in Afghanistan have gone on strike in northwest Pakistan to protest lower pay.</p><p>Jehanzeb Khan, head of a transport workers union, says the strike began Wednesday in response to the government's decision to require truckers to go through authorized companies to carry NATO supplies instead of making individual deals.</p> Wed, 09 Jan 2013 15:11:00 +0000 Associated Press 55363 at http://wamc.org Strike by Pakistani truckers carrying NATO goods India, Pakistan Trade Accusations Over Border Killings http://wamc.org/post/india-pakistan-trade-accusations-over-border-killings India reacted angrily today at what it called the "inhumane treatment" of one of two soldiers killed Tuesday in a skirmish along the de facto border with Pakistan.<p>Pakistan challenged the Indian army's allegations and said it is prepared to hold an investigation through the United Nations Military Observers Group for India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP) into recent ceasefire violations along what is known as the Line of Control (LOC).<p>The killing of Indian troops Tuesday followed the fatal shooting of a Pakistani soldier Sunday. Pakistan alleges Indian forces crossed the border then. Wed, 09 Jan 2013 14:28:00 +0000 Julie McCarthy 55356 at http://wamc.org India, Pakistan Trade Accusations Over Border Killings Peace Activist Traveled To Pakistan To Protest Drone Strikes http://wamc.org/post/peace-activist-traveled-pakistan-protest-drone-strikes <p></p><p>An American drone strike Thursday in Pakistan reportedly killed a militant commander who had directed attacks on U.S. forces in neighboring Afghanistan.&nbsp; The U.S. military for several years has waged a campaign of drone attacks in Pakistan.&nbsp; Recently, a peace activist from Northampton Massachusetts, Paki Wieland traveled to Pakistan, and the region of Waziristan, where most of the drone strikes occur, to protest American policy.&nbsp;&nbsp; She spoke with WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill.</p><p> Fri, 04 Jan 2013 18:00:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 55059 at http://wamc.org Peace Activist Traveled To Pakistan To Protest Drone Strikes Pakistani journalist, Adnan Rashid http://wamc.org/post/pakistani-journalist-adnan-rashid <p>Pakistani journalist Adnan Rashid has been reporting in the Berkshires since April to further explore journalism so that he can report more thoroughly about the area he lives in to the rest of the world.</p> Tue, 31 Jul 2012 14:35:34 +0000 Joe Donahue 44392 at http://wamc.org