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Pakistan threatens troop pull-back from Afghan border

Pakistan threatens troop pull-back from Afghan border

Pakistan’s defence minister has threatened to pull back troops from the Afghan border in response to US military aid cuts, according to exceprts of a television interview broadcast Tuesday. “I think the next step is, the government or the armed […]


Military Operations Unaffected by US Aid Suspension, Says Pakistan

Military Operations Unaffected by US Aid Suspension, Says Pakistan

Pakistan says a U.S. decision to suspend $800 million in military aid to the country will not affect its operations against Islamist militants. In an interview with VOA Monday, Pakistani military spokesman Major General Athar Abbas says the military is […]


US suspends $800 million in Pakistan military aid

US suspends $800 million in Pakistan military aid

The United States is withholding some $800 million in aid to Pakistan, almost a third of the $2.7 billion in security assistance it provides each year to Islamabad, President Barack Obama’s chief of staff has confirmed. Relations between the key […]


Pakistan military rejects ‘mischievous’ NYT reports

Pakistan military rejects ‘mischievous’ NYT reports

Pakistan’s military on Saturday rejected as “baseless” stories in the New York Times accusing it of colluding with militant groups and Pakistani intelligence services of approving a journalist’s killing. A statement quoting spokesman Major General Athar Abbas said the general […]


Estimated Cost of Post-9/11 Wars: 225,000 Lives, Up to $4 Trillion

Estimated Cost of Post-9/11 Wars: 225,000 Lives, Up to $4 Trillion

The cost of wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Pakistan are estimated at 225,000 lives and up to $4 trillion in U.S. spending, in a new report by scholars with the Eisenhower Research Project at Brown University’s Watson Institute for International […]


Second Mesma AIP Ready for Shipment to Pakistan

Second Mesma AIP Ready for Shipment to Pakistan

DCNS is ready to ship the second of three Mesma air-independent propulsion modules ordered by the Pakistan Navy for its DCNS-designed Agosta 90B submarines. This module will be installed as part of a scheduled major refit for one of two […]


Obama Announces Troop Reductions, Way Forward in Afghanistan

Obama Announces Troop Reductions, Way Forward in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON, June 22, 2011 – Thanks to the tremendous progress U.S., coalition and Afghan troops have made, the United States will draw down the number of troops in Afghanistan by 10,000 this year and 33,000 by the end of summer […]


Obama declares beginning of end of Afghan war

Obama declares beginning of end of Afghan war

President Barack Obama ordered all 33,000 US surge troops home from Afghanistan by next summer and declared the beginning of the end of the war, vowing to turn to nation building at home. In a watershed moment for American foreign […]


In Afghan war, Obama looks for an exit

In Afghan war, Obama looks for an exit

Since Barack Obama entered the White House, the number of US troops in Afghanistan has nearly tripled. But after nearly 10 years of war, the US president plans to unveil plans on Wednesday for the start of a withdrawal of […]


 
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