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Umar Farouq, Author at ASHARQ AL-AWSAT English Archive
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Becoming Bad News

Becoming Bad News

Karachi, Asharq Al-Awsat—Fears are growing among Pakistan’s journalists following a recent spate of killings and death threats against media workers in the country that have been linked to the Pakistani Taliban. In response, some journalists have hired bodyguards to...
Pakistan Army Chief Raheel Sharif: A Key Strategist?

Pakistan Army Chief Raheel Sharif: A Key Strategist?

Islamabad, Asharq Al-Awsat—On December 9, 2013, the US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel began his visit to Pakistan by calling on the country’s newly appointed Chief of Army Staff, General Raheel Sharif, in his office at the Army headquarters in Rawalpindi. The message...