“Where is NATO?” the rebel asks, with no small amount of frustration.
The head of Pakistan’s powerful Directorate of Inter-Services Intelligence offered his resignation to the country’s prime minister on Friday as he sought to defend the role of the spy agency. Lieut.
Determining the amount of troops necessary to win a war is never an easy decision for a commander in chief and his military commanders if history is any guide.
After decades of coddling military dictators in Pakistan, Washington wants a different relationship with its key partner in the war against al-Qaeda. The Kerry-Lugar Act which has passed the Senate, after a similar bill passed in the House last month, would provide $7.5 billion in nonmilitary aid over the next five years, in an ambitious plan to counter widespread anti-American sentiment there by helping Pakistan’s civilian government deliver essential services to its population.