Nicholas Schmidle

Nicholas Schmidle is a fellow at the New America Foundation and the author of To Live or to Perish Forever. He is a 2010 International Reporting Project fellow in Russia.

Books
Nov. 1 2010 6:46 AMTop GunHow the AK-47 changed the world.
Recycled
Jan. 20 2010 6:59 AMLittle Hotties at the MallVolunteering at the inauguration was more satisfying than I had a right to expect. Plus, I got free hand warmers.
Foreigners
April 27 2009 11:44 AMHow To Save PakistanForget the tribal areas and regions already under Taliban control and focus on the "real" Pakistan.
Dispatches
Aug. 18 2008 5:33 PMThe Dictator Takes Up His Golf ClubsPakistan reacts to Pervez Musharraf's resignation.
Dispatches
April 17 2008 4:00 PMBlogging in Support of the Saudi Government
Dispatches
Jan. 11 2008 7:49 AM"Why Should I Vote in a Pakistani Election?"
Dispatches
Jan. 9 2008 12:51 PM"Benazir Didn't Just Belong to the PPP"
Dispatches
Nov. 7 2007 1:26 PMMartial LawyersWhy are "ordinary" Pakistanis sitting out the anti-Musharraf protests?
Dispatches
May 17 2007 4:04 PMDispatch From KarachiDid Pakistan's president provoke an ethnic war last weekend?
Dispatches
April 18 2007 7:17 AMAmong the Missionaries
Foreigners
Sept. 1 2010 2:16 PMUnder WaterStunning photos of the Pakistani floods.
Foreigners
Aug. 7 2009 7:17 PMAfter MehsudThe rest of the Pakistani Taliban won't be such easy targets.
Dispatches
Jan. 21 2009 1:39 PMLittle Hotties at the MallVolunteering at the inauguration was more satisfying than I had a right to expect. Plus, I got free hand warmers.
Dispatches
April 18 2008 7:09 AMWhat High Oil Prices Can Do for a Country
Foreigners
Feb. 19 2008 6:36 PMMusharraf Powerless, Islamists DefeatedWhat happened in the Pakistani elections?
Dispatches
Jan. 10 2008 7:57 AMA Fight Between Fundamentalism and Moderation
Dispatches
Dec. 27 2007 5:35 PMWhat's Next for Pakistan?Musharraf's handling of the protests that will follow Benazir Bhutto's funeral will decide Pakistan's future.
Dispatches
July 11 2007 6:01 PMFarewell, My Jihadi FriendThe final days of Abdul Rashid Ghazi.
Dispatches
April 19 2007 7:22 AMWho'd Be an Untouchable?
Dispatches
April 16 2007 7:19 AMThe Army Comes to the Rescue
  Slate Plus
Slate Picks
Dec. 19 2014 4:15 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? Staff writer Lily Hay Newman shares what stories intrigued her at the magazine this week.