Richard Holbrooke was the Obama administration's pointman for the civilian side of the Afghanistan war. He died suddenly in December 2010, leaving some successes that are sometimes overlooked, and they have to do with Pakistan.
People in India are paying close attention to a trial in Chicago this week. Businessman Tahawwur Rana is charged with involvement in plotting the deadly attacks in Mumbai in 2008. Suhasini Haider anchor and senior editor for CNN-IBN in New Delhi, reports.
Last month, a 14-year-old girl was accused of blasphemy after she was found carrying burned pages from an Islamic children's textbook. Now, it turns out the cleric making the accusation may have done the deed himself.
A prominent attorney in Pakistan, Hina Jilani, says Indian street protests have empowered women's rights advocates there, and reminded the Pakistani public to take a more active role, and not leave social action to small groups of activists.