Al-Raya Newspaper: Prominent Headlines of Issue 428
Pakistan's rulers are seeking international attention to threat of militancy in border areas in the hope of converting such attention to geopolitical rents. This is one of the reasons why they are highlighting the threat of militancy in border areas.
The US Congress suffered a historic paralysis for 4 days as Republicans fought amongst themselves and failed 14 times to elect a speaker who would lead them in the House of Representatives. The last time that there were so many failed attempts to agree upon a speaker was in 1860 during the turbulent period of division that led to the US Civil War. Some US historians have even warned the White House that “the U.S. is facing a crisis similar to the tensions before the Civil War.”