Tag: pakistan
  • Father's Day
  • What captivates about Fatima Bhutto's memoir Songs of Blood and Sword is her portrait of her father, Murtaza Bhutto, who was killed when she was 14. He was more than just a father; he was a best friend to her, a mischievous co-conspirator.

  • Six Questions for Anatol Lieven
  • Journalist turned foreign-affairs analyst Anatol Lieven has Pakistan in his bones. Descended from civil servants and officers in British India, he cut his journalistic teeth in the subcontinent. I put six questions to Lieven about his new book, Pakistan: A Hard Country.

  • The Diary: Fatima Bhutto
  • To India, where I'm on a panel with Germaine Greer. We have been invited to the India Today Conclave to discuss whether or not burkas and bikinis can co-exist.

  • Spy Games
  • What's really at stake in the Raymond Davis case, a proxy struggle in which the old Pakistan is reasserting itself, pushing for recognition and a seat at the table.

  • WikiLeaking Covert Wars
  • The latest WikiLeaks dump has corroborated, in part, what sources recently told The Nation about covert military actions in over seventy-five countries.