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Pakistan

UK spends £2bn on MoD drones – commits £2bn more

There's more and more information and protest about military drones.

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More lost by the second

Kathy Kelly on courtyard life and courtyard death in Pakistan and Afghanistan

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Death by drone

160 children killed in Pakistan

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Assassinating Osama

Questions around the killing of bin Laden.

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Pakistani anti-drones sit-down blocks NATO’s supply route

On 23 April, thousands of Pakistanis, “led” by ex-cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan blocked the Khyber pass, the route for 70% of supplies for NATO troops in Afghanistan.

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Moving beyond US national interest

The US group Voices for Creative Non-Violence report on civil unrest and a militarised society in Pakistan

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Drones and democracy

A delegation of US peace activists visit the terrorised in Pakistan.

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Pakistan strikes

On 10 April, up to 71 civilians were killed in Pakistani government airstrikes near the Afghan border, part of the US-backed offensives against militants linked to the Afghan Taliban.

A Weaver's Welcome

2 June 2009: Shortly after arriving in Pakistan, one week ago, we met a weaver and his extended family, numbering 76 in all, who had been forcibly displaced from their homes in Fathepur, a

Visitors and Hosts in Pakistan

10 June: In Jayne Anne Phillips’ Lark and Termite, the skies over Korea, in 1950, are described in this way: