March 3rd, 2009
Pakistan at the Polls

CIA World Factbook: Pakistan
Information on Pakistan’s geography, people, military, and economy.

BBC Country Profile: Pakistan
Information about Pakistan’s history, leadership, and media, with links to BBC stories on the country.

New York Times: Topics
Links to archived New York Time’s articles about Pakistan.

Election Commission of Pakistan
Pakistan’s election commission providing information on the country’s political parties and election results.

Senate of Pakistan
Describes the history of the senate in Pakistan, lists the current members and details administrative protocol and structure of the senate.

Council on Foreign Relations: Securing Pakistan’s Tribal Belt
Daniel Markey, Senior Fellow for India, Pakistan, and South Asia at the Council on Foreign Relations, analyzes the challenges of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) – the tribal region of Pakistan bordering Afghanistan.

BBC News, Profile President Ali Zardari
Profile of Pakistan’s president, Asif Ali Zardari.

Time Magazine: On the Campaign Trail… In Pakistan
Profile of Abida Hussain on the campaign trail in 2008.
Abida Hussain’s homepage, which gives her political philosophy, her background and the story of her political career.

Time Magazine: “6 Tales of Courage”
Time magazine honored former cab driver, Ihsan Khan, for his work as mayor of Batagram in 2005.

Pakistan’s English-language newspaper
Ahmed Rashid is one of the preeminent journalists writing about Pakistan, Afghanistan and Central Asia. He has written for The Washington Post, The Los Angles Times, The Daily Telegraph, The International Herald Tribune among many others.

Produced by THIRTEEN    ©2023 WNET.ORG Properties LLC. All rights reserved.