Taliban forces are reported to be advancing further into Pakistan, including an area some 60 miles from Islamabad. Pakistani envoy to the U.S. Husain Haqqani and former U.S. ambassador to Pakistan Wendy Chamberlin assess the latest developments.
Lindsey Hilsum of Independent Television News reports on the Taliban's recent infiltration of any area of Pakistan only 60 miles from the capital.
Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari on Monday signed a measure imposing Islamic law in the country's northwestern Swat Valley as part of a deal to end two years of fighting with pro-Taliban militants in the region.
Pakistani Foreign Minister Mahmood Qureshi joined Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and top Afghan officials this week in Washington for security talks, saying he is open to working closely with the U.S. to fight terror and extremism. Qureshi explains his…
By PBS NewsHour
At least 94 Islamist militants, 14 soldiers and 28 civilians were killed in battles in the Pakistan's northwestern Swat valley over the past week, while the country's army is planning a major operation against the militants, the army said Monday.
Pakistani police blanketed the site of a major anti-government protest rally Friday and barricaded opposition leader Benazir Bhutto inside her home to prevent her from joining the demonstration. Experts assess the latest developments in country's political crisis.
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