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My vision for a democratic Pakistan

So what kind of new political system do I want for Pakistan?<p>I want to change the governmental and administrative structure into a "participatory democracy" and devolve the political, financial and administrative powers to the grass-roots level. I have developed a model of modern systems and true …

Pakistan envoy defends meeting Kashmiri separatists in India

<b>Pakistan's high commissioner to India Abdul Basit has defended his meetings with Kashmiri separatists, a move which led to Delhi cancelling scheduled talks with Islamabad.</b><p>Mr Basit said including the separatists in the dialogue "is the only way to find a lasting peace" in the region.<p>India cancelled …

Pakistan

Pakistan crisis puts army back in the driving seat | Reuters

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Besieged Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been assured by the country’s military there will be no coup, but in return he must “share space with the army”, according to a government source who was privy to recent talks between the two sides.<p>Policemen stand guard against …

UPDATE 1-Pakistan crisis puts army back in the driving seat | Reuters

(Updates with details on latest protest)<p>By Mehreen Zahra-Malik<p>ISLAMABAD, Aug 20 (Reuters) - Besieged Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been assured by the country’s military there will be no coup, but in return he must “share space with the army”, according to a government source who was …

Here's A Rundown Of The Problems Plaguing Afghanistan And Pakistan

Afghanistan suffers from critical problems in developing effective security forces, has never had a successful U.S. surge, and is seeing civilian casualties reach new heights and violence steadily spreading throughout the country. While ISAF -- and the U.S. and Afghan governments -- have stopped …