On the heels of Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s visit to the United States, Energy & Environment Program Associate Director Mihaela Carstei joins CTV to discuss the Keystone Pipeline project that would transport tar sands oil from Canada and the northern United States to refineries in the Gulf coast of Texas.
On Wednesday, February 25, Senator John Kerry and former Senator and Atlantic Council Chairman Chuck Hagel unveiled Needed: A Comprehensive U.S. Policy Towards Pakistan, the report of the Atlantic Council's Pakistan Task Force, at the Senate Foreign Relations Committee room. Kerry and Hagel both served as co-chairs of the Task Force. Media coverage of the report and its presentation to Congress is compiled below.
- Experts say Pakistan is on trajectory to failure – AP, Barry Schweid
- Afghanistan, Pakistan declare new trust in U.S. talks – Reuters, Paul Eckert
- Pakistan Needs Billions in Security Aid, U.S. Policy Leaders Say – Global Security Newswire, Diane Barnes
- Fighting the Taliban by Creating Jobs – The Washington Note, Caroline Esser
- Chaos Theory: How Pakistan was cast as a failed state – Columbia Journalism Review, Madiha R. Tahir
- Islamist terrorists pushing Pakistan towards collapse – National Post, Peter Goodspeed
- Pakistan's extremists: The slide downhill – The Economist
- Time Is Short as U.S. Presses a Reluctant Pakistan – New York Times, Jane Perlez
- Pakistan's Fragile Foundations – CFR, Jayshree Bajoria
- Pakistan Forbids Protests in Crackdown on Opposition – Bloomberg, Khalid Qayum and Khaleeq Ahmed
- Outside View: A strategy for AFPAK – UPI, Harlan Ullman
- Has Pakistan become the central front? – Reuters Blogs, Myra MacDonald
- Playing With Fire in Pakistan – New York Times, Editorial
- Pakistan needs 'urgent' help – Asia Times Online, Jim Lobe and Ali Gharib
- Pakistan’s donors urged to boost aid – Financial Times, Farhan Bokhari
- Pakistani Police Clash With Pro-Sharif Protesters – Bloomberg, Khalid Qayum
- Global Financial Crisis Fuels Pakistan Instability – Voice of America News, Gary Thomas
- Pakistan’s Sharif Vows Protest After Court Bars Him From Office – Bloomberg, Khalid Qayum and James Rupert
- West urged to give Pakistan $5bn – Al Jazeera
- Ruling plunges nuclear-armed Pakistan deeper into chaos – McClatchy, Saeed Shah
- Shuja Nawaz, Director of the Atlantic Council's South Asia Center, on CBC Radio's As It Happens (2-26-09)
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- Shuja Nawaz on Worldfocus
- Afghanistan Report: A Ten-Year Framework for the Future
- Saving Afghanistan: An Appeal and Plan for Urgent Action
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