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Earthquake survivors struggle for food, shelter

...caved in, and people's possessions were scattered on the ground. A few goats roamed through the ruins.The Pakistani military said it had rushed almost 1,000 troops to the area overnight and was sending helicopters as well. A convoy of...

http://juneauempire.com/arshad-butt/2013-09-26/earthquake-survivors-struggle-foo
Pakistanis blame government, U.S.

...replied, "If I had it to do again, I would not have tolerated the rise of the Taliban." She was referring to the Pakistani military's support for the Afghan Taliban in the mid-1990s; the clear implication was that she would combat current...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122807/opi_20071228023.shtml
Opinion
A wide gulf between two nations that need each other

...the Pakistani capital. The Pakistani military is seething that the raid was...growing more intense. The Pakistani military has gone after its own Taliban...concur, worrying that the Pakistani military might be defeated if it opened...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-06-05/wide-gulf-between-two-nations-need-ea
Opinion
Rumors of talks with Taliban are premature

...behind. But it would be a mistake to assume that the Pakistani military believes - or desires - the Taliban should retake...them?" Indeed, Afghan Taliban leaders and the Pakistani military clearly have no love, or trust, for each other...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/042810/opi_626493626.shtml
Opinion
Outside editorial: Remote Pakistan region takes big step fending off Taliban oppression

...people. A rampage reportedly ensued in which village men burned houses and killed dozens of Taliban fighters. The Pakistani military, at the villagers' request, has joined in the counterinsurgency effort. The area where Dir is located lies adjacent...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061709/opi_451799115.shtml
Petraeus has answers on Afghanistan, based on hope

...Pakistan may reassess its value as a future card in its conflict with India. And Petraeus, who meets regularly with Pakistani military and intelligence chiefs, believes they now grasp that the militants threaten them too. Part of the virtuous circle...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122210/opi_759955019.shtml
Opinion
Spat over man accused of killing 2 men reveals the arcane world of diplomatic immunity

...to protest the killings and to burn American flags. The issue has become so tense that last week top U.S. and Pakistani military officials, including Army Gen. David H. Petraeus, the commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan, and Adm...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030711/opi_795775018.shtml
Opinion
Abbottabad - not where you'd expect to find a terrorist

...is how was bin Laden able to hide in a large compound on the edge of a city heavily fortified with a cantonment, Pakistani military in the surrounding areas, and a reputable military academy? That remains to be seen. Abbottabad may not be as bustling...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-05-04/abbottabad-8212%C2%A0not-where-youd-e
Opinion
Making a stronger case for a slow Afghan exit

...Osama bin Laden was hiding in a Pakistani military town, not on some Afghan mountain...haven from which to hit at the Pakistani military across the border. Their goal...are under several layers of Pakistani military control. But the country is...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-06-26/making-stronger-case-slow-afghan-exit
Opinion
How to lose in Afghanistan

...allied forces and aid. It treated Pakistan as an ally when it was clear to U.S. experts on the scene that the Pakistani military and intelligence service did (and do) tolerate al-Qaida and Afghan sanctuaries and still try to manipulate Afghan...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090109/opi_488513544.shtml

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