HAMMOND | Fulbright Scholar Rukhsana Hasan, director of Gender Studies at Fatima Jinna Women's University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan, will be speaking on women's rights in relationship to voting in Pakistan at Thursday's meeting of the League of Women Voters of the Calumet Area.
On June 25, Afghanistan insurgents detonated a car bomb and fought security forces in front of the presidential palace. The area is the most heavily guarded in the country. Penetrating the enormous security apparatus is a major success, but spectacular attacks of various types are nothing ne…
Pakistan’s National Assembly elections on May 11 provided a significant victory to Nawaz Sharif and his Pakistan Muslim League-N. Despite violence, turnout was approximately 60 percent. A peaceful power transition to this opposition party means progress from the nation’s history of military coups.
LAFAYETTE | Before the news broke locally in March, Carlton Potts was well aware of the religious conflict in Lahore, Pakistan. The Lafayette pastor preaches via Skype every week to a Christian congregation in that same town.
As President Barack Obama prepares his State of the Union address, to be delivered tonight, and as Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels prepares his Republican rebuttal -- a clear sign we are a nation divided, not united -- there's one topic they must not forget: Afghanistan.
President Barack Obama announced recently that U.S. troops will be leaving Iraq by year's end.
I recently read of the diplomatic problem with Pakistan over the death of Osama bin Laden. After a great deal of cogitation, I have come up with a rather simple solution to this monumental dilemma. Bring all the troops home from Afghanistan, and stop sending money to Pakistan. No money. No t…
Charles Krauthammer recently said on Fox News, "Pakistan, not Afghanistan, is the prize."
President Barack Obama has made some bold moves -- and like them or not, they're bold -- that might have ramifications in Indiana next year.
The Navy SEALS' killing of Osama bin Laden comes at a fascinating seam in American politics and governance, as well as a particularly sensitive one in Indiana.
WASHINGTON | Declaring the killing of Osama bin Laden "a good day for America," President Barack Obama said Monday the world was safer without the al-Qaida terrorist and mastermind of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. His administration used DNA testing to help confirm that American forces in Paki…
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