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US tried to stop Pakistan nuclear drive

US tried to stop Pakistan nuclear drive

The United States waged a secret diplomatic campaign in the 1970s to prevent Pakistan from developing nuclear weapons by pressing countries to control exports, declassified documents said. In remarks with striking parallels to current US debates, officials in President Jimmy […]


North Korea Source of 40 Percent of Developing World’s Missiles

North Korea Source of 40 Percent of Developing World’s Missiles

North Korea is the top supplier of ballistic missiles to developing nations. Forty percent of all ballistic missiles sold to these countries since 1987 have come from North Korea, according to a new study. This means that roughly 1,200 ballistic […]


US Looks at New Ways to Supply Troops in Afghanistan

US Looks at New Ways to Supply Troops in Afghanistan

The United States must study ways to resupply troops in Afghanistan if Pakistan closes the supply corridor through that country, President Barack Obama’s choice to lead U.S. Transportation Command told the Senate Armed Services Committee today. Air Force Gen. William […]


Drone Usage on the Rise in Conflicts Worldwide

Drone Usage on the Rise in Conflicts Worldwide

Drones are becoming more widespread throughout the world – be it in Pakistan, Iraq, in Yemen or Somalia. These unmanned planes, currently mainly piloted remotely, may eventually engage each other on their own. On Thursday, Iranian and Indian media reported […]


US Claims Of ‘No Civilian Deaths’ Are Untrue

US Claims Of ‘No Civilian Deaths’ Are Untrue

Claims by President Obama’s chief counter-terrorism adviser John Brennan that ‘there hasn’t been a single collateral [civilian] death’ in Pakistan since August 2010 are found to be untrue today, following a major Bureau investigation. According to Brennan, Barack Obama himself […]


Eyeing China, Clinton urges India to take leader role

Eyeing China, Clinton urges India to take leader role

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton urged India on Wednesday to be more assertive in Asia, reflecting US desire for New Delhi to emerge as a counter-weight to Chinese power. Speaking in the Indian city of Chennai — a southern […]


Pakistan drone crashes near oil refinery: navy

Pakistan drone crashes near oil refinery: navy

A Pakistani surveillance navy drone crashed near an oil refinery after hitting a bird on a routine flight, coming down in the country’s largest city of Karachi on Tuesday, the navy said. “A Pakistan Navy UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) crashed […]


Pakistan drone victims seek CIA arrest

Pakistan drone victims seek CIA arrest

Relatives of victims of a covert US drone war against Al-Qaeda in Pakistan on Monday filed a complaint with police in the capital, seeking the arrest of a now retired CIA official, their lawyer said. “We have lodged the complaint […]


Three dead in attacks on NATO tankers in Pakistan

Three dead in attacks on NATO tankers in Pakistan

Three people were killed and 16 wounded when militants blew up one NATO supply oil tanker and opened fire on another in Pakistan’s troubled northwest, police and officials said. The first incident took place near a market in a suburb […]


 
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