Anatol Lieven

  • The need for an immediate US response in Syria to discourage the further use of chemical weapons does not change the fundamental dilemma of US policy, which is that for very good reasons, the United States does not want either side to win this war. Victory for either side would mean dreadful ...

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  • If Pakistan's Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry manages to press his charges of corruption against President Asif Zardari, he will bring down the existing Pakistani government. If he extends his anti-corruption campaign to the political elites as a whole, he will bring down the entire existing ...

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  • Recent weeks have worsened still further the grotesquely complex and tragic situation in which Pakistan finds itself. On the one hand much of the US media and political elite condemned Pakistan for sheltering Osama bin Laden and the Afghan Taliban leadership with President Barack Obama threatening ...

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