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Ahmed Rashid

Articles by Ahmed Rashid

The End Game

The End Game

Mar 12, 2010 Ahmed Rashid

Even as an intensive US and NATO military offensive against the Taliban is underway in southern Afghanistan,...

The Enemy Within

The Enemy Within

Oct 20, 2009 Ahmed Rashid

The success of the Waziristan offensive, against the backdrop of a serious civil-military division in...

A Dangerous Void

A Dangerous Void

Mar 05, 2009 Ahmed Rashid

The crisis in Pakistan leaves the US with few policy options. Large injections of cash are no alternative to...

'The Hazards Of Living In A Make-Believe Environment'

'The Hazards Of Living In A Make-Believe Environment'

Jan 05, 2009 Ahmed Rashid

'Nobody can forget the cost paid by the country for unity behind Yahya Khan in his war on fellow Pakistanis,...

Pakistan On The Brink

Pakistan On The Brink

Sep 23, 2008 Ahmed Rashid

Pakistan is at the center of a gathering fire storm engulfing south and central Asia in the most volatile...

Pakistan On Edge

Pakistan On Edge

Jan 01, 2008 Ahmed Rashid

While enormous public anger and mistrust swells in nuclear-armed Pakistan, Musharraf, long supported by the...

Emergency Not Just For Pakistan

Emergency Not Just For Pakistan

Nov 13, 2007 Ahmed Rashid

Without greater international pressure to restore normalcy, Pakistan's growing instability is likely to...

Just Justice

Just Justice

Aug 17, 2007 Ahmed Rashid

Yes, that's Pakistan's only anniversary wish. There cannot be a sustainable fight against extremists who...

A Taliban Comeback?

A Taliban Comeback?

May 29, 2006 Ahmed Rashid

As unprecedented Taliban violence sweeps across southern Afghanistan, endangering US-Pak alliance, triggering...

Takes Two To Tango

Takes Two To Tango

Oct 06, 2005 Ahmed Rashid

Afghanistan's political system will not succeed without steady and substantial assistance from the...

Great Game Reloaded

Great Game Reloaded

Jul 27, 2005 Ahmed Rashid

As Russia and China attempt to reclaim the dominant role in Central Asia that they ceded to the US in the...

The Poll Ploy

The Poll Ploy

Jun 02, 2004 Ahmed Rashid

So George W. Bush wants elections in Afghansitan in September? Or does he actually just want to use the image...

Collateral Damage

Collateral Damage

Nov 21, 2003 Ahmed Rashid

Despite President Bush's clarion call for democratizing the Islamic world, military rulers can have a free...

Who's Winning The War On Terror?

Who's Winning The War On Terror?

Sep 08, 2003 Ahmed Rashid

Two years after Sept. 11, the Taliban is thriving along the Pakistan-Afghanistan border. Like Osama bin...

Taliban In Pakistan

Taliban In Pakistan

Jun 10, 2003 Ahmed Rashid

Left unchecked, the rise of the MMA - the latter-day Taliban - in a nuclear-armed Pakistan, which has been...

Ground Zeroes

Ground Zeroes

Sep 16, 2002 Ahmed Rashid

The war against terror has only strengthened the despots in the region, fanning more disaffection