World News | Declan Walsh, The New York Times | Friday March 30, 2012
In one of the most detailed accounts of Osama bin Laden's life on the run, his youngest wife has told Pakistani investigators that the Al-Qaeda leader lived in five safe houses as he travelled across Pakistan with his family for nine years following the 9/11 attacks. The detailed account of bin Laden's life on the run has been given by his 30-year-...
World News | Declan Walsh, The New York Times | Friday March 16, 2012
A reporter for The New York Times, David Rohde, who was captured in Afghanistan, fled captivity in North Waziristan with an Afghan colleague in 2009, but otherwise successful escapes are rare. Others currently in captivity include Mr Khan, who went missing in September 2010; Warren Weinstein, an American consultant whose kidnapping has been claimed...
World News | Declan Walsh, The New York Times | Thursday March 8, 2012
In his quest for the truth about his country's most notorious guest, Shaukat Qadir started where it all ended: the room where Osama bin Laden was killed.
World News | Declan Walsh, The New York Times | Monday February 20, 2012
A campaign of high-profile kidnappings has provided the Pakistani Taliban and its allies with new resources, arming insurgents with millions of dollars, threatening foreign aid programs and galvanizing a sophisticated network of jihadi and criminal gangs whose reach spans the country.
World News | Declan Walsh, The New York Times | Monday January 30, 2012
One morning last week, television viewers in Pakistan were treated to a darkly comic sight: a posse of middle-class women roaming through a public park in Karachi, on the hunt for dating couples engaged in "immoral" behaviour.
World News | Declan Walsh, The New York Times | Monday January 23, 2012
Once they were heroes, cloaked justices at the vanguard of a powerful revolt against military rule in Pakistan, buoyed by pugnacious lawyers and an adoring public. But now Pakistan's Supreme Court is waging a campaign of judicial activism that has pitted it against an elected civilian government, in a legal fight that many Pakistanis fear could dam...