After September 11, 2001, Pakistani-American historian Manan Ahmed called on U.S. officials to more vividly imagine the people of Pakistan. In particular, he asked them to develop "the capacity to imagine this Other, to give them an interiority, a mindfulness, an agency, a history."
Illinois' two U.S. Senators are arguing about how much financial support the U.S. should send to Pakistan.Republican Sen. Mark Kirk made a policy speech Tuesday at the Union League Club, proposing a new warning against Pakistan."
The nation of Pakistan celebrates its 64th birthday this Sunday and, as usual, this occasion will provoke Pakistani Americans to consider what obstacles the South Asian country faces and the direction that it’s heading.
Pakistanis who’ve longed for easy access to their country’s most prized fruit will likely be able to find their favored mangoes on supermarket shelves in Chicago soon. This week the first shipment of Pakistani mangoes, all of the sweet chaunsa variety, arrived in Chicago.
One year after massive floods engulfed Pakistan and displaced 10 million people, many haris, or sharecroppers, face a difficult decision. Do they return home, where huge debts and impatient zamindars, or landlords, await?
Produced by Adnan RashidEditor's Note:The recent killing of Osama bin Laden has refocused American attention on the delicate and complicated relationship between the governments of Pakistan and the United States. But that's a familiar state-of-affairs for thousands