July 4, 2008 |
More than six months after Benazir Bhutto's assassination, the Pakistani authorities' investigation of her killing appears to have ground to a near-halt, with the trail growing colder. The elegant and charismatic former prime minister, one of the most popular politicians in Pakistan's history, was killed Dec. 27 as she left a campaign rally at a park in Rawalpindi, the seat of the Pakistani military.
October 4, 2002 |
Hidden from the outside world, an escalating war against terrorism in the wild badlands of northwestern Pakistan is feeding a seething anger, and many here are talking of new scores to settle with the United States. The hunt for suspected Taliban and Al Qaeda fighters in the Pushtun tribal areas bordering Afghanistan has turned violent several times during the last few months.
December 7, 2001 |
The girl had been in the world just a few hours when they carried her out of the darkness, over the dirt yard and to the house where the hidden women of her clan awaited her arrival. They had been waiting all day, but they didn't mind. These women have been waiting in these dim rooms for years, waiting so long that they have turned anticipation into a state of grace.