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The police state system that propped up dictators from Algiers to Islamabad for decades was unsustainable.Why’s Al Qaeda So Strong? Washington Has (Literally) No idea|Bruce Riedel|November 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On March 1, the Islamabad government cut a deal with the Taliban.Pakistan’s Deal With the Devil And The Taliban Shadow Surge|Jacob Siegel|April 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Skardu is a 20- to 24-hour drive from Islamabad via the Karakoram Highway.It’s a Big, Big World: Sights That Make You Feel Small|Lonely Planet|December 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Ever since then Karzai has been pushing Islamabad hard in order to gain access to him.Freed Taliban Prisoners in Pakistan and Afghanistan Return to Jihad|Ron Moreau & Sami Yousafzai|December 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He focuses much of his attention on a third war, often simmering under the surface, between Washington and Islamabad.
Islamabad was "as filthy a place as can well be imagined, and swarming with beggars."Kashmir|Sir Francis Edward Younghusband
Leaving Islamabad, I crossed immediately one branch of the Jelam, which descends from the west.
At Islamabad it is a very small stream, but it gradually enlarges, by additions from both sides, as it descends.
Adjoining the tanks is a small pleasure garden, with some buildings which are inhabited by the Maharajah when he visits Islamabad.Three Months of My Life|J. F. Foster
The town of Islamabad is called also by its ancient name Anant-nag (“eternal snake”).
south Asian nation formed 1947 by division of British India, the name apparently proposed 1930s by Muslim students at Cambridge University, first element said to be an acronym from Punjab, Afghanistan and Kashmir, three regions envisioned as forming the new state, which also made a play on Iranian pak "pure." For second element, see -stan. Related: Pakistani (1941).