President Barack Obama is about to announce his new strategy for Afghanistan, but the success of whatever option he chooses will depend heavily on Pakistan acting to stop its territory being used to attack Western forces next door. And that’s bad news, because the demands of its own domestic counterinsurgency campaign, doubts about the duration of U.S
A month after Osama bin Laden’s death, one of the men tipped to succeed him as leader of al-Qaeda is believed to have been eliminated by a CIA-operated drone strike on Friday. U.S
It took Sam Hormusji Framji Jamshedji Manekshaw only 14 days to secure his place in Indian history.
Fears are growing for the safety of a well-known Pakistani journalist who has been missing for 39 hours now and, according to an international advocacy group, is believed to be in the custody of the Pakistan’s controversial Directorate for Inter-Services Intelligence . Human Rights Watch declared that Saleem Shahzad, a reporter working for the Hong Kong-based Asia Times Online and Adnkronos International, the Italian news agency, could be subject to mistreatment and even torture while in custody.
There was more bad news on Sunday for a Pakistani military already reeling from the fallout of the U.S. raid that killed Osama bin Laden: suspected Islamist militants launched a brazen large-scale attack on a Pakistani naval base in the southern port city of Karachi
Whatever good this week’s visit by Senator John Kerry had done to soothe U.S.-Pakistan tensions was complicated by Tuesday’s firefight between Pakistani troops and a NATO helicopter that had crossed into the country from Afghanistan.
During the 2008 presidential campaign, Barack Obama made two shocking breaches of foreign policy establishment etiquette.
When the U.S.
When President Asif Ali Zardari’s phone rang at 1.15 a.m. on Monday, it was President Barack Obama on the line, with news that a U.S.
Osama bin Laden’s final night began with a group of four helicopters slicing through the night skies over Pakistan, making their way toward Islamabad from a U.S. base in northern Afghanistan