From Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium
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- Hyderabad : Add brief definition or description
- Islamabad : The capital of Pakistan
- Karachi : Pakistan's largest city and port, its commercial center and former national capital, replaced in that role by the planned city of Islamabad
- Lahore : Add brief definition or description
- Peshawar : Capital of Pakistan's Northwest Frontier Province near the Afghanistan border; in the midst of Taliban insurgency
- Quetta : Capital of the Balochistan Province of Pakistan. It is believed to be the headquarters of the Taliban Quetta shura governing body under Mullah Muhammad Omar.
- Prime Minister of Pakistan : Head of government of Pakistan, currently Prime Yousef Raza Gilani
- President of Pakistan : Head of state of Pakistan.
- Asif Ali Zardari : President of Pakistan since 2008; the widower of Benazir Bhutto
- Benazir Bhutto : (1953–2007) Pakistani politician, former prime minister and leader of Pakistan People's Party.
- Pervez Musharraf : Former President and Chief of Army Staff in Pakistan, who seized power in a bloodless 1999 coup.
- Baitullah Mehsud : Leader of Pakistan's main Taliban faction, Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), which intends to overthrow the government
- Inter-Services Intelligence : The military intelligence and covert action organization of Pakistan; historically contained strong Islamist elements but also concerned with India-Pakistan security issues
- Jamaat-i-Islami : Pakistan's oldest Islamist religious party, marginal in national politics but more powerful in the semi-autonomous frontier provinces; possibly affiliated with the Taliban
- Jamiat-ul-Ulama-i-Islam : A Deoband Islamist and Pashtun, although not separatist, opposition party of Pakistan, with its greatest strength in the Balochistan Province and Northwest Frontier Province
- Pakistan People's Party : Currently the ruling party of Pakistan, a center-left Islamist political party launched by Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto in 1967; espoused socialism in its early days, but has since become more populist; has always had strong associations with the Bhutto family.
- Taliban in Pakistan : Activities of the Taliban movement to take political control of parts of Pakistan, rather than using Pakistan as a sanctuary to operate in Afghanistan
- Federally Administered Tribal Area : Add brief definition or description
- Kashmir : The northwestern region of the Indian subcontinent.
- Northwest Frontier Province : A region of Pakistan, traditionally semi-autonomous under tribal rule, bordering Afghanistan] and the Federally Administered Tribal Area
- Balochistan Province : The largest province of Pakistan (also written Baluchistan); relatively autonomous like the Northwest Frontier Province and Federally Administered Tribal Areas; capital is Quetta; borders Iran and Afghanistan.
- India : Republic in South Asia; the world's largest democracy. Borders Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burma, China, Nepal, Pakistan
- Afghanistan : A Islamic republic in Central Asia, with an unstable but elected government; borders China, Iran, Pakistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan
- Bangladesh : Country in southern Asia, bordering the Bay of Bengal, between Burma and India.
- Malala Yousafzai : Pashtun student from Pakistan, internationally known for being a children's rights and women's activist.