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February 7, 2005

Pakistan
PAKISTAN: Threats to Musharraf’s Rule

This publication is now archived. How serious is the fundamentalist threat in Pakistan?Islamic fundamentalists, some of whom are believed to have targeted President Pervez Musharraf in two near-miss …

February 7, 2005

Pakistan
PAKISTAN: The North Korea Connection

This publication is now archived. Will allegations that Pakistan recently aidedNorth Korea’s nuclear arms program affect U.S.-Pakistanirelations?Probably not dramatically, experts say. For all the Bu…

February 8, 2006

Palestinian Territories
Hamas’ Leaders

As Hamas prepares to take over the government of the Palestinian Authority, CFR.org profiles some of its most prominent leaders.

October 16, 2007

Libya
How Libya Got Off the List

Libya, for years a thorn in the side of U.S. policymakers, has boosted its profile in recent years, renouncing terrorism and abandoning its WMD. In response, the U.S. State Department has removed Lib…

February 15, 2005

Afghanistan
AFGHANISTAN: Karzai vs. the Warlords

This publication is now archived. What’s at stake in the government’s confrontation with warlords?Many experts say it is directly related to the upcoming presidential election. They say the October 9…

February 20, 2008

Pakistan
Controls on Pakistan’s Nuclear Technology

The safety of Pakistan’s nuclear weapons continue to be a concern due to political instability and rising militancy in the country.

August 25, 2008

Pakistan
Pakistan’s Institutions and Civil Society

A look into Pakistan’s institutions, civil society, and the various players less known.

March 2, 2006

Pakistan
Pakistan’s Security Situation

As President Bush heads to Pakistan, security in the Islamic nation is a primary issue. Under President Pervez Musharraf, Pakistan has made strides to curb extremism and reform Islamic education. But…

June 19, 2008

Iran
Religion and Politics in Iran

Religion’s place in the Iranian political system has long been debated among scholars, but a president who blurs the line has refocused attention on the topic

March 20, 2009

Conflict Prevention
The Troubled Afghan-Pakistani Border

The contentious border between Pakistan and Afghanistan remains a site of major conflict, and houses some of the world’s most dangerous militants.