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  • Pakistan offensive disrupting militant attacks, U.S. says

    Pakistan offensive disrupting militant attacks, U.S. says
    A six-week Pakistani army offensive has succeeded in disrupting the militant groups that have long enjoyed free rein in the rugged North Waziristan tribal region along the border with Afghanistan, Obama administration officials say. But proof of the...
  • Pakistan villagers flee military offensive, harsh militant rule

    Pakistan villagers flee military offensive, harsh militant rule
    For the tribespeople of North Waziristan, fleeing their homes amid a Pakistani military offensive was in many ways like escaping a torture cell. Islamist militants had roamed through neighborhoods with impunity, villagers said. They collected taxes,...
  • Pakistan, U.S. reportedly launch airstrikes in escalating offensive

    Pakistan, U.S. reportedly launch airstrikes in escalating offensive
    Pakistani fighter jets and CIA drone aircraft pounded targets in North Waziristan on Wednesday, local officials reported, killing more than 50 suspected militants in separate attacks that reflected a widening military campaign in the restive tribal area....
  • Bowe Bergdahl retains Yale military law expert as his attorney

    Bowe Bergdahl retains Yale military law expert as his attorney
    Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, freed after years of captivity in Afghanistan and returned to active duty this week, has retained an attorney — a military law expert from Yale. Eugene Fidell, who teaches military justice at Yale Law School, told the Los...
  • Afghan soldier who killed U.S. general is identified

    Afghan soldier who killed U.S. general is identified
    The gunman who killed a U.S. Army major general and wounded several others at a military university in Afghanistan was identified by officials Wednesday as an Afghan soldier in his 20s who was carrying a NATO-issued assault rifle. The gunman, who...
  • Army investigators finish questioning Bergdahl about his 2009 capture

    Army investigators finish questioning Bergdahl about his 2009 capture
    Army investigators wrapped up two days of questioning Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl Thursday as part of an investigation into his 2009 disappearance from his base in Afghanistan, and his subsequent capture that led to nearly five years of Taliban captivity....
  • U.S., Pakistan agree to revive high-level talks

    U.S., Pakistan agree to revive high-level talks
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — The U.S. and Pakistan will revive high-level talks on a host of issues including counterterrorism cooperation and preventing militancy along the Afghan-Pakistani border, and economic revitalization in the nuclear-armed South...
  • Key figure in Haqqani militant group is shot to death in Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – A financier and senior leader of the feared Haqqani network, a group credited with attacks on the Indian embassy in Kabul and numerous strikes on NATO forces in Afghanistan, was shot to death on the outskirts of the Pakistani...
  • Drone attack kills 6 at Pakistan seminary

    Drone attack kills 6 at Pakistan seminary
    PESHAWAR, Pakistan -- A suspected U.S. drone attack early Thursday on a religious seminary believed to be linked to the ruthless Haqqani insurgent network killed at least six people and wounded eight, according to police and witnesses. Residents of...
  • Drone protesters block NATO supply routes in Pakistan

    Drone protesters block NATO supply routes in Pakistan
    PESHAWAR, Pakistan — Members of the ruling parties of Pakistan's northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province have erected blockades at several points along main highways hoping to stop trucks carrying goods for NATO forces in Afghanistan in a protest over...
  • U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl freed in Taliban prisoner exchange

    U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl freed in Taliban prisoner exchange
    Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, a Taliban captive for nearly five years, was handed over Saturday to the U.S. military in Afghanistan in a negotiated exchange for the release of five senior Taliban detainees at the U.S. prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba....