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The late Saleem Shahzad pictured on the cover of a report edited by Imtiaz Alam.

Podcast: Imtiaz Alam: So You Want to Be a Journalist in Pakistan…

It's past time, says a senior news editor, to establish ground rules for news reporting in Pakistan. more

Asia's Role in the United Nations Security Council

Thom Woodroofe discusses Asian U.N. Security Council bids. more
Kamil Khan Mumtaz at home in Lahore, summer 2011.

Podcast: Kamil Khan Mumtaz: Back from a Modernist Hell

Pakistan's preeminent architect explains his debt to Sufi tradition. more
Hand embroidered textile from Pakistan. (Poetic Threads of Pakistan)

Poetic Threads: Rebuilding Communities Through Crafts

AsiaStore hosts Marisa Nicole of the group Poetic Threads of Pakistan for two days this week. more
Salima Hashmi with her father, the poet Faiz Ahmed Faiz.

Podcast: Salima Hashmi: In the Worst of Times, the Alchemy of Art

"In the worst of times in Pakistan, there is always a joke, dark humor and irony," says the indomitable artist, educator and activist. more
Pakistani refugee childen depicted in Children of the Taliban. (sharmeenobaidfilms.com)

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy: 9/11 and 'Pakistan's Schizophrenia'

Ten years after the attacks, one country is still haunted by the events of that day. more
Zebunnisa Humayun Bangash (L) and Haniya Aslam (R), also known as Zeb and Haniya.

Podcast: The Healing Charm of Zeb and Haniya's 'Urdu Blues'

Pakistani folk pop-duo Zeb and Haniya can assimilate any style and make it their own. more
Nadeem ul Haque giving a talk at TedxLahore in July 2010.

Podcast: Nadeem ul Haque: 'The Country That Can Kill the World'

Nadeem ul Haque: What America should be sending Pakistan is C-SPAN, NPR, and USIA libraries… and instead it sends Raymond Davis and Blackwater. more
Chris Lydon (R) with Salman Rashid (L) in his walled garden on the south side of Lahore, summer 2011.

Podcast: Salman Rashid: A Pakistani Travelogue, with Tears

The distinguished travel writer Salman Rashid encounters painful memories in Punjab. more
Novelist Mohsin Hamid in Lahore, summer 2011.

Podcast: Mohsin Hamid on a 'Pakistan-like' Trend in America

The author of 'The Reluctant Fundamentalist' turns a jaundiced eye on the United States. more