Pakistan, Internal Displacement, South Asia, Asia, MigrationElizabeth Ferris, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Addressing Internal Displacement in Pakistan, US Institute of PeaceJune 11, 2009 — Once again the newspaper headlines report a massive displacement crisis. Images fill our television screens of people fleeing with their earthly belongings tied in bundles upon their back and of separated…

General David Petraeus flags a change of strategy in Afghanistan

Brad Norington, Washington correspondent June 13, 2009Article from: The AustralianTHE US military’s Central Command chief is predicting difficult times in the Afghanistan war, after the worst violence of the conflict erupted over the past week.General David Petraeus gave a frank assessment yesterday about the deterioration of conditions in Afghanistan, saying the only hope lay in…

Gaining Ground

America in Battle for Muslim Hearts and Minds06/12/09Email this story to a friendAmerica’s war against Islamic extremists is at least as much about winning hearts and minds as about military prowess.Whether the world’s 1.5 billion Muslims sympathize with the extremists, or turn against them, will largely determine the conflict’s duration and cost. Which is why…

'Our Jihad Isn't Limited to Pakistan and Afghanistan' – That Division is Created By the Jews

Emir of Taliban Militants in Pakistan’s Tribal District of South Waziristan: ‘Our Jihad Isn’t Limited to Pakistan and Afghanistan’ – That Division is Created By the Jews; ‘I Have Declared Voting As Illegitimate’; Pakistan Is Not An Islamic Government – It Has Helped the Jews and Christians; ‘[In America,] One White Ass Has Gone, A…

Pakistani Displacement: Lessons Learned from Other Mass Displacement Situations

Pakistan, Internal Displacement, South Asia, Asia, MigrationElizabeth Ferris, Senior Fellow, Foreign PolicyAddressing Internal Displacement in Pakistan, US Institute of Peace June 11, 2009 —Once again the newspaper headlines report a massive displacement crisis. Images fill our television screens of people fleeing with their earthly belongings tied in bundles upon their back and of separated families,…

Pakistani Displacement: Lessons Learned from Other Mass Displacement Situations

Pakistan, Internal Displacement, South Asia, Asia, MigrationElizabeth Ferris, Senior Fellow, Foreign PolicyAddressing Internal Displacement in Pakistan, US Institute of Peace June 11, 2009 —Once again the newspaper headlines report a massive displacement crisis. Images fill our television screens of people fleeing with their earthly belongings tied in bundles upon their back and of separated families,…