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  • Pakistanis expect ties with U.S. to remain tense after Obama win

     
    Any change in Pakistan’s caustic relationship with the U.S. in the next four years is likely to be viewed through the prism of Afghanistan and Pakistan’s tribal region -- two war-ravaged places where both Washington and Islamabad desperately...
  • Pakistan's nukes

    The attack by Taliban fighters this week on a major Pakistani air base where nuclear weapons allegedly were stored offered a dramatic example of what the U.S. fears most about its unstable, nuclear-armed ally. Though Pakistan claimed its forces repelled...
  • Pentagon Fact-Checkers Say Navy SEAL's Book Not Accurate

    Pentagon Fact-Checkers Say Navy SEAL's Book Not Accurate
    WASHINGTON, DC -- The head of U.S. special operations has contacted members of the covert Navy SEAL team that killed Osama bin Laden to reconfirm some details of the al Qaeda leader's last moments conveyed in a new book, and military officials have...
  • Afghan official slain as assassination campaign continues in Kandahar

     
    REPORTING FROM KABUL, Afghanistan -- Taliban gunmen ambushed and shot dead a local government official in Kandahar, underscoring the climate of fear that persists in Afghanistan’s main southern city amid a continuing insurgent campaign of...
  • 8 Western troops die in 24 hours in southern Afghanistan

     
    Eight members of the NATO force were killed in southern Afghanistan in a 24-hour period ending Friday, Western military officials said....
  • Militants storm government building in Afghanistan, killing seven

     
    Taliban militants wearing suicide bomb vests stormed a government building in eastern Afghanistan Tuesday, killing at least seven people in a six-hour firefight....
  • U.S. drone strike in Pakistan ends six-week pause; 4 dead

     
    Drone attack: A U.S. drone missile strike killed four suspected militants in northwest Pakistan, ending a six-week hiatus in such attacks....
  • Afghan provincial judge killed amid campaign of assassinations

     
    Afghan officials on Monday reported the assassination of a provincial jurist from restive Kunar province. His 8-year-old daughter was killed along with him, they said....
  • U.S. drone strike kills Al Qaeda-linked militant leader in Pakistan

     
    An apparent U.S. drone strike early Thursday in northwest Pakistan killed a top Pakistani Taliban commander also serving as a key Al Qaeda operative, local officials said....
  • U.S. lawmakers want Pakistan network to be dubbed terrorists

     
    Democratic and Republican leaders of the congressional oversight committees are urging the Obama administration to formally designate Pakistan’s Haqqani Network a terrorist organization....
  • Suicide bomber strikes Afghan police checkpoint, killing 11

     
    KABUL, Afghanistan -- A suicide bomber struck a police checkpoint in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday, killing 11 people, three of them police officers and six of them passing schoolchildren, Afghan officials said. The bombing in Khowst province came on...