News and Analysis (4/15/09)

Several Afghanis appear to be stuck between two bullies, the US and the Taliban:

… but across the border it is Pakistanis who won’t concede the necessity of an armed populace to the security of a free state …

…Meanwhile, a spokesman for Karzai pleads with Pakistan to reconsider the agreement and its potential effect on relations between the two countries:

The debate over a controversial law turns ugly:

As “walkouts, boycotts and street protests” cast a cloud over claims of success of recent provincial elections …

… Iraq works towards establishing an identity in the international community:

The Pentagon questions a transcript of alleged charges by a Chadian national that he has been abused almost everyday since Obama’s inauguration:


Minaret of Freedom Institute Program Assistant






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