Despite strenuous entreaties by top U.S. officials, Pakistan has abandoned plans to mount a military offensive against the terrorist group responsible for a two-year campaign of suicide bombings across the country. Although the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan , has been in disarray since an Aug.
Americans shouldn’t expect to see the 62,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan come home any time soon, no matter who is declared the victor in the country’s presidential election. In fact, the Pentagon is planning to add 6,000 troops by the end of the year
The United States is concerned that military cooperation between North Korea and Myanmar could destabilize the region, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Tuesday at a meeting of southeast Asian nations in Bangkok, Thailand.