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    Judge blocks large parts of Trump's temporary work visa ban

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — A judge on Thursday temporarily lifted a visa ban on a large number of work permits, undercutting a measure that the Trump administration says protects American jobs in a pandemic-wracked economy. U.S. District Judge Jeffrey White said his ruling applied to members of...
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    China May Buy Less US Debt...Or Even Stop.

    https://www.cnbc.com/2018/01/10/china-is-reportedly-thinking-of-halting-us-treasury-purchases.html China is reportedly thinking of halting US Treasury purchases and that's worrying markets right now By Fred Imbert|Jan. 10th, 2018 Patrik Stalloarz | AFP | Getty Images China's President Xi...
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    Bangladesh Exports a New Generation of Jihadists

    https://www.wsj.com/articles/bangladesh-exports-a-new-generation-of-jihadists-1514499904 Bangladesh Exports a New Generation of Jihadists By Sadanand Dhume Nonetheless he represents a troubling new phenomenon: the rise of the transnational Bangladeshi jihadist. Mr. Ullah told interrogators the...
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    House Committee Unites to Clamp Down on Indian Firms’ Use of H-1B Visas

    https://www.wsj.com/articles/house-lawmakers-unite-on-outsourcing-bill-in-rare-show-of-bipartisanship-1514379600 House Committee Unites to Clamp Down on Indian Firms’ Use of H-1B Visas By Laura Meckler The new rules apply only to companies that are heavy users of the program, or “H-1B...
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    US proposes pact to establish deportation procedure of Pakistani citizens

    https://tribune.com.pk/story/1569275/1-us-proposes-pact-deportation/ US proposes pact to establish deportation procedure of Pakistani citizens By Danish Hussain|Nov. 26th, 2017 PHOTO: FILE ISLAMABAD: The United States has proposed that Pakistan formally sign an agreement aimed at establishing...
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    Former Trump NSA Michael Flynn Involved in Plot to Kidnap Turkish Cleric?

    wsj.com Mueller Probes Flynn’s Role in Alleged Plan to Deliver Cleric to Turkey By James V. Grimaldi, James V. Grimaldi The Wall Street Journal BiographyJames V. Grimaldi @jamesvgrimaldi Shane Harris and Shane Harris The Wall Street Journal BiographyShane Harris @shaneharris Aruna Viswanatha...
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    Inside the Cockpit of PIA

    JustPlanes produces videos of commercial flight operations from all over the world. Now they have released a video of flight operations of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA). It covers various aircraft that are (and were) part of PIA’s fleet. You will go inside the cockpit and see flight...
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    Nearly 740,000 Foreigners Overstayed U.S. Visas Last Year

    https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-05-22/us-nearly-740-000-foreigners-overstayed-visas-last-year Nearly 740,000 Foreigners Overstayed U.S. Visas Last Year THE ASSOCIATED PRESS (ELLIOT SPAGAT) May 22, 2017, 5:48 PM EDT May 22, 2017, 6:25 PM EDT San Diego (AP) -- Nearly 740,000...
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    U.S. and Pakistan Discuss Release of Doctor Who Helped Find Osama bin Laden

    U.S. and Pakistan Discuss Release of Doctor Who Helped Find Osama bin Laden By Saeed Shah PESHAWAR, Pakistan—The Trump administration spoke with Pakistan about the prospect of freeing a doctor who helped the U.S. mission to find Osama bin Laden, and whose imprisonment in Pakistan has been a...
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    At the “Visa Temple,” Indians Pray for the Chance to Come to the U.S.

    http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/roads/2017/04/at_hyderabad_s_visa_temple_indians_pray_to_come_to_the_u_s.html At the “Visa Temple,” Indians Pray for the Chance to Come to the U.S. C.S. Rangarajan, head priest at the Chilkur Balaji temple. Suman Naishadham Each week, Roads &...
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    More Chinese Are Sending Younger Children to Schools in U.S.

    http://www.wsj.com/articles/more-chinese-are-sending-younger-children-to-schools-in-u-s-1483485315 [$] wsj.com More Chinese Are Sending Younger Children to Schools in U.S. By Miriam Jordan LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif.—When Ken Yan’s parents were contemplating his future, they decided the best option...
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    Pakistan Foreign Affairs Secretary Aizaz new Pak envoy to US

    ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif yesterday approved appointment of Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry – the incumbent foreign secretary - as Pakistan’s new ambassador to the United States to replace Jalil Abbas Jilani in January, officials said. Tehmina Janjua, Pakistan Ambassador to the United...
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    WSJ: The Last Diplomat: Robin Raphel

    Tried to cut and paste the article here, but I'm posting the link here: http://www.wsj.com/articles/the-last-diplomat-1480695454 A long article about Robin Raphel and accusations of being a Pakistani mole. Accusations she was exonerated from. Please do read. It's a great write up.
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    Sen. Mushahid Hussein Gives Pakistan's Perspective on Kashmir

    Here's a video of Sen. Mushahid Hussein, who is Pakistan's Special Envoy on US, giving a talk about Pakistan's view on Kashmir at the Atlantic Council in Washington DC. With him is MNA Sherza Kharral. It's a two-hour video.
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    Guns and Ghee: India Needs a Bigger Stick

    Guns and ghee India is wise to speak softly, but it could do with a bigger stick Asia Sep 24th 2016 | DELHI TO MANY Indians, their country’s strategic position looks alarming. Its two biggest neighbours are China and Pakistan. It has fought wars with both, and border issues still fester. Both...
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    Book Review: An Army With A Country Pakistan at the Crossroads

    BOOKSHELF | By Isaac Chotiner An Army With A Country Pakistan at the Crossroads Edited by Christophe Jaffrelot (Columbia, 346 pages, $60) The famous quote about Prussia—that it was not a country with an army but an army with a country—has been used to describe any number of states. Turkey...
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    USAF Facing Massive Pilot Shortage

    (CNN)Senior Air Force officials said Wednesday the Air Force will face a shortage of 700 fighter pilots by the end of 2016. That shortfall is estimated to grow to 1,000 by 2022. The gap in pilots marks a sharp increase since March, when Gen. Herbert "Hawk" Carlisle testified before Congress...
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    Riz MC (Riz Ahmed) - “ENGLISTAN” (Official Music Video)

    Interesting rap video by British rapper of Pakistani origin.
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    How the U.S. Tracked and Killed the Leader of the Taliban

    How the U.S. Tracked and Killed the Leader of the Taliban Mullah Akhtar Mansour was killed while driving through an area of Pakistan that is normally off limits to U.S. drones ENLARGE A U.S. drone strike killed the leader of the Taliban, Mullah Akhtar Mansour, in Pakistan over the weekend...
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    Masood Khan: Pakistan, US Should Fix Their Relationship

    Comment Masood Khan THE US says that the US-Pakistan relationship is “important” and “vital”. Pakistan has, however, expressed concern that despite some progress in the recent past, the relationship is witnessing a downward spiral because of the US Congress’s decision to stop sale of eight...

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