Adil Najam Pakistan Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gillani finally spoke to the parliament of Pakistan (and really to the world) to respond to last week’s US military operation to get Osama Bin Laden. As I have argued elsewhere, it was too late and maybe is too little. But I am glad that he has […]

Uncomfortable Silence: Pakistan After Bin Laden

Posted on May 3, 2011
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Adil Najam What do Pakistanis think about how Osama Bin Laden met his end, the implications of that end? There are as many opinions on what happened in Abbottabad as there are Pakistanis. Maybe more. But there is no sense whatsoever where the government of Pakistan (or any of its major institutions) stand on what […]

Adil Najam Late during the night between May 1 and May 2 in Pakistan there was news floating of a low-flying helicopter having blown up in the city of Abbottabad. There was much speculation, some wild rumors, but no confirmation of what had happened. Then, late night May 1 US East Coast Time (some six […]