Rashed Rahman

Daily Times

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Editor of the Daily Times in Lahore, Pakistan, the capital of the Punjab

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In Washington yesterday, President Obama and Prime Minister Cameron  promised to stay the course  in Afghanistan.

Developing Threats to US and NATO Plans in Afghanistan

In Washington yesterday, President Obama and Prime Minister Cameron promised to stay the course in Afghanistan.

from Which Way, L.A.?

There were two major setbacks today for US efforts to wage war and negotiate peace in Afghanistan.

Developing Threats to US and NATO Plans in Afghanistan

There were two major setbacks today for US efforts to wage war and negotiate peace in Afghanistan.

from To the Point

At the White House today, President Obama bestowed Medals of Honor on two men who died in the Korean War.

Ten Years Later: the Death of Osama bin Laden

At the White House today, President Obama bestowed Medals of Honor on two men who died in the Korean War.

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