Pakistani Shiites condemn government after bombings - Washington Post

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“It is quite precarious,” said Moeed Yusuf, a Pakistan expert at the U.S. Institute of Peace in Washington. “The state writ has unraveled, and the military doesn't seem able to put the lid on things as they could in the past.” The Pakistani army says ...

Syria's Uprising Enters Third Year - Voice of America

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... and until it can be persuaded that it faces the possibility of defeat, I'm not sure that we are going to find it willing to enter any kind of serious negotiating process,” said Middle East analyst Steven Heydemann, who works at the United States ...

Afghan women navigate a challenging judicial landscape - IRINnews.org

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While figures on how such disputes are resolved vary, a December 2011 report by the US Institute of Peace says at least 80 percent of cases are settled through “traditional dispute resolution [TDR] mechanisms”. However, many see TDR as bad for women's ...