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Rahimullah Yusufzai

Counting Fata – Rahimullah Yusufzai

As the number of the internally displaced persons (IDPs) from North Waziristan registered upon reaching Bannu rose to nearly a million on July 15, the question that came first to one’s mind concerned the actual population of this troubled…

Militants Die Young

Life expectancy among militants is low – and lower if someone is a commander. But there seems to be no dearth of men willing to step forward and replace their fallen comrades even if it means taking up a dangerous job. Yet another Pakistani…

The Afghan President

No other topic is of interest for Kabul’s chattering classes these days than the upcoming presidential election. The making and breaking of political and electoral alliances, the likely candidates and the expected winner are discussed…

The Vote Of A Mountain People

In a remote corner of north-western Pakistan, the voters came out in record numbers on May 11 to vote for former President General (r) Pervez Musharraf’s All Pakistan Muslim League. They felt an obligation to support the fallen dictator’s…