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For Pakistan, An Unmappable Road Ahead?

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Sifting The Layers Of Pakistan's Past And Future

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Steve Inskeep reports

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In early April, professor Iftikhar Baloch was assaulted and nearly killed in his office by members of Islami Jamiat Taliba, who were upset at the expulsion of some of their members from the university. John Poole/NPR hide caption

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Steve Inskeep reports

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Pakistan's Young Elite See Problems

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Long-Term Unemployment Hard To Dig Out From

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U.S. Postal Service Resumes Delivery To Haiti

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Crew Trying To Sop Up Spilled Oil

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White House Criticized For Moving Slowly On Spill

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Eurozone Waits: Will Spain Need Bailed Out Too?

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Mine Owner, Safety Agency Face Federal Inquiry

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Louisiana's Gulf Coast Braces For Oil's Arrival

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Gulf Oil Spill Estimate Rises; Landfall Anticipated

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Noriega Arrives In France To Face Charges

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