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UN declares Jamaat-ud-Dawa a terrorist front group 11.12.2008 NewsTrust Yahoo Pipes Feed
The United Nations Security Council has added Pakistan-based terrorist group and four of its leaders to the list of entities and organizations known to support al Qaeda and the Taliban. The declaration came the same day that Pakistani officials said they would act against the Jamaat-ud-Dawa if the United Nations declared it a terrorist group , which also known as the al Qaeda and Taliban Sanctions Committee. The Security Council listed Jamaat-ud-Dawa as an alias of the proscribed Lashkar-e-Taiba terror group. India and the United States have said Lashkar-e-Taiba was behind last month's three-day terror siege of Mumbai, India. Hafiz Saeed has been listed as the leader of the Lashkar-e-Taiba. The UNSC also listed Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, Haji ...
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The Motives Behind Afghan PeaceTalks 3.12.2008 All Quqnoos Articles

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British and Saudi vested interests behind possible deal, says Haroun Mir

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Can India and Pakistan Learn to Cooperate? 1.12.2008 Newsweek Top Stories International
Can India and Pakistan learn to cooperate? To defeat terror, they ...
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15 Pakistani security personnel killed in clashes with Taliban 23.10.2008 Doordarshan
At least fifteen Pakistani security personnel have been killed when Taliban militants targeted their convoy with bomb and rockets in the restive northwestern Swat valley.
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A way out of the Afghan labyrinth 19.10.2008 All Quqnoos Articles

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The key to success lies in strengthening the Afghan security forces, but donor countries must stick to their promises

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Afghanistan: the neo-Taliban campaign 4.10.2008 Le Monde Diplomatique
The attack on the Marriott Hotel in Islamabad on 20 September, killing some 60 people, was compared to 9/11 in Pakistan and could be a turning point in the conflict in this region. President Bush has authorised ground operations against Taliban bases in Pakistan, which has now become the main theatre in the ‘war on terror'. Meanwhile, the neo-Taliban, operating an al-Qaida franchise there and in Afghanistan, have controlled the escalation of guerrilla resistance in a sophisticated military (...)
Pakistani troops fire on US helicopters at border 25.9.2008 AP Top News
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Pakistani troops fired at American reconnaissance helicopters patrolling the Afghan-Pakistan border Thursday, heightening tensions as the U.S. steps up cross-border operations in a region known as a haven for Taliban and al-Qaida militants. Pakistan's president said only "flares" were fired....
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In the last chance saloon (opinion) 23.9.2008 All Quqnoos Articles

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The man Karzai blocked as UN envoy to Afghanistan warns that it's now or never

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Great games (opinion) 20.9.2008 All Quqnoos Articles

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Afghanistan needs to bolster its regional diplomacy in the face of growing influence from outside

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Terror still reigns - seven years on 11.9.2008 All Quqnoos Articles

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Leaving the country is not an option - global security is at risk if the international community quits now

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Teaching the Taliban 4.9.2008 All Quqnoos Articles

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Pakistan's madrassa students - the next wave of sucide bombers?

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Treading on Afghan toes with foreign boots 28.8.2008 All Quqnoos Articles

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Do we need to legalise the presence of foreign troops on Afghan soil?

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Drowning poetry in bullets 17.8.2008 All Quqnoos Articles

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Why poetry can never watch in silence from its ivory tower as the country's rivers fill with blood

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Dancing in minefields – losing FATA 4.8.2008 All Quqnoos Articles

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Pakistan's lawless tribal areas need to be integrated with the rest of the country to prevent catastrophe

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Rabbani, Prof Burhanuddin 20.7.2008 All Quqnoos Articles
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Afghan terror attacks bear hallmark of Al-Qaeda 16.7.2008 All Quqnoos Articles

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Pakistan may face an existential challenge if the US is forced to intervene in Pakistani territory in the name of the "war on terror"

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Peace-deals destabilise Afghanistan 8.7.2008 All Quqnoos Articles

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Pakistan's negotiations with militants in FATA are increasing attacks in Afghanistan. Pakistan must clamp down on the Taliban

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Who is winning Pakistan's peace-talks? 18.5.2008 All Quqnoos Articles

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Shaheen Buneri takes a look at the diplomatic intricacies that lie behind the government’s negotiations with the Taliban and asks: who will win?

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Ahmed Rashid on Pakistan's hidden dangers 14.5.2008 All Quqnoos Articles

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The most dangerous place on earth – Pakistan's Pashtun tribal belt which straddles the border with Afghanistan - is about to get more dangerous

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Mujadeddi, Sibghatullah 8.5.2008 All Quqnoos Articles

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