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Excerpt: Bernard Schwartz Fellow Hassan Abbas discusses the three positive signs of change in Pakistan. (2 min., 26 sec.)
Can Pakistan Get Its Act Together?
Bernard Schwartz Fellow Hassan Abbas discusses the current situation in Pakistan and his hope for the country. more
Houston, Mar. 3, 2010: Nicholas Platt, former U.S. ambassador to Pakistan, called on the US to "stay the course" in its efforts to foster stable government in that country. (Jeff Fantich Photography)
Nicholas Platt: Pakistan 'Not A Failed State'
Fmr. US ambassador says immature political elites pose a more serious threat than the Taliban. more
Houston, Mar. 3, 2010: Nicholas Platt, former U.S. ambassador to Pakistan, called on the US to "stay the course" in its efforts to foster stable government in that country. (Jeff Fantich Photography)

Nicholas Platt: Pakistan 'Not A Failed State'

Fmr. US ambassador says immature political elites pose a more serious threat than the Taliban. more
Pakistani paramilitary soldiers capture mock terrorists during an anti-terror drill in Karachi on Sept. 30, 2009. (Rizwan Tabassum/AFP/Getty Images)
Lessons and Challenges for Pakistan
Pakistan is learning the hard way that religious extremists of all stripes are bad for the country. more
New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof discusses the challenges facing women worldwide at Rice University on Oct. 25. (Jeff Fantich Photography)

Nicholas Kristof on Turning Oppression into Opportunity

When it comes to improving women's lives, “There’s no silver bullet, but education comes the closest,” says columnist. more
L to R: Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, Jamie Metzl, Mary Anne Weaver, Hassan Abbas
Pakistan Under Stress
A look at Pakistan's growing radicalism and deteriorating education system. more