Najam Sethi

Friday Times and Daily Times

Guest

Editor of the Friday Times and the Daily Times, English-language newspapers published in Pakistan; contributor to the Economist magazine in London

Najam Sethi on KCRW

Twenty-eight thousand Pakistani soldiers are in the fourth day of an offensive in South Waziristan, a province in western Pakistan where some 10,000 Taliban provide a base for al Qaeda…

Pakistan and the Taliban

Twenty-eight thousand Pakistani soldiers are in the fourth day of an offensive in South Waziristan, a province in western Pakistan where some 10,000 Taliban provide a base for al Qaeda…

from Which Way, L.A.?

Despite fierce resistance, Pakistan's Army claims progress in its much-awaited offensive South Waziristan, where some 10,000 Taliban provide a base for al Qaeda and training for…

Pakistan Fights Militants in the Mountains

Despite fierce resistance, Pakistan's Army claims progress in its much-awaited offensive South Waziristan, where some 10,000 Taliban provide a base for al Qaeda and training for…

from To the Point

Can Pakistan Sustain a Two-Party State?

from To the Point

More from KCRW

California is home to the first woman vice president-elect, Kamala Harris, and first female House speaker, Nancy Pelosi. So why does it lag on women holding power in the statehouse?

from KCRW Features

Over the last three decades, Californians have swung from “tough on crime” conservatism to a more lenient, less punitive approach to criminal justice.

from KCRW Features

2020 has been a tough year for everyone. In this special episode of Left, Right & Center, host Keli Goff chats with creatives about how art changes minds and helps us cope.

from Left, Right & Center

Angela Merkel is the second-longest serving chancellor in modern German history.

from Studio Berlin

Starting Wednesday night, LA County will require restaurants to stop outdoor dining, which local health officials have linked to an uptick in new coronavirus cases.

from Greater LA

On Sunday, Nov. 8, about 200 Trump supporters lined up on Santa Monica Blvd., protesting that the Democratic party stole the presidential election from Donald Trump.

from KCRW Features

Keli Goff, Tim Carney and Christine Emba talk about the fact that almost three weeks after the election, President Trump continues to subvert his clear loss and its effect on our…

from Left, Right & Center

California took new steps toward criminal justice reform this week when voters statewide and in cities from Los Angeles to San Francisco approved measures to address racial and…

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Feelings of loneliness and depression have intensified during the pandemic, and not seeing any end to COVID-19 adds to the anxiety.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand