Zahid Hussain

Journalist, Wall Street Journal and London Times

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Journalist in Islamabad, Pakistan who writes for the Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, London Times and other; author of Frontline Pakistan: The Struggle with Militant Islam and The Scorpion's Tail: The Relentless Rise of Islamic Militants in Pakistan-and How It Threatens America

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NATO and Afghan forces claim they killed a senior Taliban commander today, Hamid Karzai picked a former President of his country to chair a peace council that's reaching out to the…

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from Which Way, L.A.?

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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…

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