C.I.A. Steps Up Drone Attacks Within Pakistan

C.I.A. Steps Up Drone Attacks Within Pakistan The C.I.A. has drastically increased its bombing campaign in the mountains of Pakistan¬† in recent weeks, American officials said. The strikes are part of an effort by military and intelligence operatives to try to cripple the Taliban in a stronghold being used to plan attacks against American troops […]

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Karzai Remarks Risk US-Afghan Rift

AP Analysis: Karzai Remarks Risk US-Afghan Rift President Hamid Karzai’s startling threat to join the Taliban if foreigners don’t stop meddling in Afghanistan and his strident criticism of the West’s role have worsened relations with Washington at a time when the U.S. military wants closer cooperation ahead of a potentially decisive offensive this summer. Karzai […]

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Pakistan Police: Plot Foiled on Hotels, Diplomats

Pakistan Police: Plot Foiled on Hotels, Diplomats Pakistan police say they foiled Taliban terror attack against diplomats, top hotels Two highly experienced Taliban militants were arrested while planning to attack top hotels and kidnap diplomats in Pakistan, and one of the men claimed to have helped plan previous strikes. The two men, both deserters from […]

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