The riots ignited by the Danish newspaper Jyllands Posten's derogatory images of the Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) have escalated into violent protests that are no longer aimed at the offending newspaper or even against its homeland, Denmark. Protesters in several Muslim countries, including Pakistan and Indonesia, have targeted American and other Western interests as well as Christian churches.
Frédéric Grare presented his paper, “Pakistan: The Resurgence of Baluch Nationalism,” (published by the Carnegie Endowment in January 2006) which analyzes the conflict in Baluchistan, a Pakistani province straddling Pakistan, Iran, and Afghanistan
The inherent weaknesses of the U.S.-Pakistan alliance were exposed in the aftermath of the recent U.S. air strike inside Pakistani territory. Pakistan's military regime would either have to deliver on its promises to the US or run the risk of further American actions that may not always be pre-approved by the Pakistanis.
The Honorable Shyam Saran, Foreign Secretary, Government of India provided the Indian government’s assessment of the July 18 Joint Statement, including its civilian nuclear energy component, and discussed India's relations with the United States in the context of both countries' common strategic interests.
So much for the popularly peddled view that anti-Americanism in the Muslim world is so pervasive and deep-rooted it might take generations to alter.
Husain Haqqani urges the United States and the world community to do nothing less than spearhead a response to the earthquake in Pakistan similar to that following the tsunami
United States and India today are happily confronted by an unprecedented convergence of interests, values, and inter-societal ties in a way never experienced before in the close to sixty-year history of the bilateral relationship. Given India’s importance to the United States, the president should continue working with New Delhi toward a full partnership.