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The Needle and the Damage Done

The Obama administration says it is finally --  mercifully -- no longer permitting its intelligence agencies from using vaccine campaigns as a ruse to collect intelligence. The decision was made after public...
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Scores Killed in Hyderabad, India Blasts

The attack comes at a precarious moment. If this attack--like other major attacks in India in the recent past -- can be tied to a Pakistani terror group it may set back someremarkable progress towards detente between India and Pakistan that as been taking place over the past year.

Shia-Hazaras stage a sit-in, refusing to bury the 86 bodies of their loved ones killed in a sectarian attack.

Pakistanis Unite In Protests Against Sectarian Attacks on Hazaras

Thousands of people are protesting across Pakistan in solidarity with families of the 86 victims of two ethno-sectarian attacks in Quetta city who are grieving in sub-zero temperatures and staging a sit-in, refusing to bury the dead unless the government decisively cracks down on terrorists.