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  • n. Plural form of Pakistani.


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  • Do you know that many a deliberately nebulous term Pakistanis do not subscribe to this culture?

    Cultural relativity (again)

  • Yglesias: “But what you hear from Pakistanis is that the US, Hamid Karzai, and India (and possibly domestic insurgents in Pakistan) are all in cahoots.”

    Matthew Yglesias » The View From Pakistan

  • But what you hear from Pakistanis is that the US, Hamid Karzai, and India (and possibly domestic insurgents in Pakistan) are all in cahoots.

    Matthew Yglesias » The View From Pakistan

  • Part of the reason for this trust deficit with Pakistanis is that even senior officials in both countries are skeptical about the motives of their counterparts.

    New US Ambassador to Pakistan Looks to Rebuild Trust

  • Perhaps as important an asset as Fahim's personal loyalty and political savvy is the fact that he is widely trusted by "the establishment," the name Pakistanis give to the powerful nexus of the military, top bureaucrats and influential businessmen.

    Pakistan’s New Prime Minister?

  • The recent investigation was ordered with the government of Pakistan consequent to the disturbing disclosures and evidence by some countries to international agencies relating to alleged proliferation activities by certain Pakistanis and foreigners over the last two decades.

    The Point of No Return

  • ISLAMABAD: Pakistani officials have finally registered a criminal case against the administration of the Lal Mosque in Islamabad for kidnapping seven Chinese, six of whom are women and two male Pakistanis from a Chinese-owned massage centre in the heart of federal Capital on Friday night.

    Pro-Taliban Mosque vigilantes kidnap 7 Chinese, 6 are women

  • Over the short-term Pakistanis are really stuck, but over the long-term the onus falls onto the "non-aligned" professional class within Pakistan and the diaspora to bring about comprehensive political solutions and alternative religious practices and discourses to supplant the authority of the current political and religious leadership.


  • "The frustration with the Pakistanis was the key factor," said one U.S. official.

    Drones Evolve Into Weapon in Age of Terror

  • One concern for the Pakistanis is a continued U.S. security presence in the region post-2014, which may entail retaining military bases in Afghanistan and using them for counterterrorism missions against al-Qaeda and other high value targets in Pakistan.

    Jayshree Bajoria: A New Chapter for U.S.-Pakistan Relations?


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