U.S. relations now different with ex-Cold War ally
By Scott McDonald
ISLAMABAD, March 22 (Reuters) - When the chips are down, Moslem Pakistan looks to the United States for help.
It will be no different during President Bill Clinton's brief visit on Saturday, but gone are the days when Pakistan was a Cold
Clinton visit canceled due to ``terrorist'' threat
By Tabassum Zakaria
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A ``terrorist'' threat against President Clinton, possibly linked to Saudi exile Osama bin Laden, forced the cancellation of his visit to a rural village in Bangladesh, a U.S. official said Tuesday.
No schedule yet for Clinton's stop in Pakistan
By Scott McDonald
ISLAMABAD, March 22 (Reuters) - U.S. President Bill Clinton lacked a firm schedule on Wednesday for his weekend Islamabad trip amid speculation the delay was over a White House push for him to address the Pakistan nation.
Moslems ready for infiltration season in Kashmir
By Ovais Subhani
KARACHI, March 22 (Reuters) - As President Bill Clinton gets set to arrive in Pakistan on Saturday and the snow melts in the Kashmir valley, Moslem fighters will be taking their Koran and a Kalashnikov rifle as they slip across the border into
Pakistan, Italy vow to work for peace in Afghanistan
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Pakistan and Italy on Tuesday decided to work together to bring about a peaceful resolution of the ongoing conflict in Afghanistan, keeping in view the aspirations of the Afghan people.
UN body announces Rs 5 million grant for Afghan university
PESHAWAR (March 22) : The Untied Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has announced a special contribution of Rs five million ($ 100,000) for Afghan University in Peshawar to improve the quality of higher education at the
Washington's overtures to Teheran
The Frontier Post (Editorial) 3/21/2000
The United States has apparently decided to bury the hatchet in terms of its ties with Iran. This marks a shift from overt animosity, evident since the '70s, to co-existence. Madeleine Albright has lately spoken of mistakes in her country's policy
Flawed policy in Afghanistan
Restoration of democracy in Pakistan and reduction of tensions in Indo-Pakistani relations will be high on President Clinton's agenda during his meeting later this month with Pakistan's military ruler, Pervez Musharraf. But Pakistan's destructive policies
By Zalmay Khalilzad - Wall Street Journal - 03/20/2000
(Editor's Note: This is an opinion piece from Monday's Wall Street Journal. Mr. Khalilzad, director of strategic studies at RAND, was an assistant undersecretary of defense in the Bush administration).
BBC MONITORING INTERNATIONAL REPORTS: AFGHAN UZBEK COMMANDERS DOSTUM AND MALIK JOIN FORCES TO FIGHT TALEBAN (3/14)
BBC Monitoring Service - United Kingdom ; 20-Mar-2000 12:00:00 am ; 851 words
The former foreign affairs spokesman and deputy leader of the National Islamic Movement of Afghanistan, Uzbek Gen Abdol Malik, has told Iranian radio that he and the leader of the National Islamic Movement of Afghanistan, Uzbek Gen Abdorrashid
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