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Pakistani police escort arrested US national Raymond Davis (C) to a court in Lahore on Jan. 28, 2011. On Feb. 17 a Pakistan court adjourned until Mar. 14, without ruling whether the CIA employee accused by police of murdering two men qualifies for diplomatic immunity. (Arif Ali/AFP/Getty Images)

Raymond Davis: A 'Disaster' for US-Pakistan Relations

The case of the CIA employee charged with murder marks a new low between the uneasy allies, writes Hassan Abbas. more
Farzana Shaikh discusses recent developments in Pakistan in Mumbai on February 22, 2011. (Asia Society India Centre)
Salman Taseer and Raymond Davis Highlight Confusion In Pakistan
Events of early 2011 show the extent of the country's ongoing turmoil, expert explains. more
US Sec. of State Hillary Clinton remembers Richard Holbrooke during address at Asia Society in New York on Feb. 18, 2011. (3 min., 29 sec.)
Clinton to Taliban: Dump al-Qaida or 'Face Consequences'
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton restates, clarifies US commitment in Afghanistan. more
L to R: Hassan Abbas, Philip Oldenburg, and Kanchan Chandra at Asia Society New York on Feb. 15, 2011.
Democracy in India and Pakistan: A 'Contingency' Story
Experts discuss how neighbors such as Pakistan and India have evolved such different political cultures. more
L to R: Hassan Abbas, Jamie Metzl, and Michael Fenzel at Asia Society New York on Feb. 16, 2011.
Counterinsurgency in Afghanistan and Pakistan: Where Are We Now?
A US Army Colonel and a Columbia University professor discuss the best ways to build stronger, safer countries. more
A video received by Flashpoint Global Partners in July 2010 showed Colonel Sultan Amir Tarar reading a message at the behest of his Pakistani Taliban captors. (

What Happened to Pakistan's Super-Spy?

A mentor to the Afghan Taliban falls victim to a new generation of extremists. more

Photo of the Day: Slain Pakistan Governor Is Mourned

Pakistani civil society activists light candles in front of a portrait of the slain governor of Punjab, Salman Taseer. more
Salman Taseer, governor of Pakistan's Punjab province, speaks to the media in Islamabad on March 28, 2009. Taseer was assassinated January 4, 2011 by one of his bodyguards. (Farooq Naeem /AFP/Getty Images)
A Bad Beginning for Pakistan in 2011
The killing of Punjab's governor is a setback for democracy, writes Hassan Abbas. more

Photo of the Day: Stargazing

The first solar eclipse of 2011 covered the sun by 30 percent and could be seen in many parts of the world. more