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ISN Weekly Theme: Pakistan on the Brink

Pakistan National Monument, near Zero Point, Islamabad / Photo: Muzaffar Bukhari
Pakistan National Monument, near Zero Point, Islamabad / Photo: Muzaffar Bukhari

The Islamic Republic of Pakistan is the axis on which South Asia turns. From domestic political strife to its role as a player (or roadblock) in the war on terror, Pakistan’s precarious position leaves the international community holding its collective breath.

This week, we’re taking a closer look at the country, starting out with a Special Report from CSS researcher Matthew Hulbert, who calls for a rethink of Pakistan’s anti-terror strategy, and analyst Philip McCrum, who examines Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari’s effectiveness.

Also on tap for this week:

And as always, we’ll be updating the site throughout the week.

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