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Pakistan warns against ‘massive’ Indian arms build-up

Pakistan warns against ‘massive’ Indian arms build-up

Islamabad: Pakistan voiced concern Wednesday over a “massive” arms build-up by rival India, warning that it could destabilize the regional balance. The National Command Authority (NCA), which oversees the country’s nuclear assets, at a meeting took note of developments “detrimental” […]


Terrorists attacks in Pakistan claimed over 3,000 lives in 2009

Terrorists attacks in Pakistan claimed over 3,000 lives in 2009

New Dehli: A total of 3,021 people were killed and 7,334 injured in terrorists attacks in Pakistan last year, national media reported citing a new report by the Pakistan Institute for Peace Studies (PIPS). According to the report from the […]


US drone war delivers results, but at what price?

US drone war delivers results, but at what price?

Islamabad: The US drone war in Pakistan has made gains in annihilating Taliban and Al-Qaeda commanders, but the reliance on the unmanned, remotely controlled aircraft risks fanning Islamist violence. While tens of thousands of US troops are fighting the Taliban […]


Two ex-Blackwater staff charged with Afghan murders

Two ex-Blackwater staff charged with Afghan murders

WASHINGTON: Two former Blackwater employees have been charged with the murder of two Afghans in Kabul last year and could face the death penalty, the Justice Department said. Justin Cannon, 27, of Corpus Christi, Texas, and Christopher Drotleff, 29, of […]


Al-Qaeda says CIA attack revenge for drone killings

Al-Qaeda says CIA attack revenge for drone killings

KABUL: Al-Qaeda hailed the suicide bombing at a CIA base in Afghanistan that killed seven agents as “revenge” for the deaths of top militants in US drone strikes, the monitoring group SITE said Thursday. A Jordanian doctor who was said […]


Pakistan, India exchange nuclear site lists: ministry

Pakistan, India exchange nuclear site lists: ministry

Islamabad: Pakistan and India on Friday exchanged lists of their nuclear sites under an annual accord, after a year of strained relations between the arch-rivals, Pakistan’s foreign ministry said. The New Year’s Day exchange is aimed at protecting the sites […]


US special forces step up Afghan operations

US special forces step up Afghan operations

WASHINGTON: The United States Special Forces have stepped up counter terrorism missions against some of the most lethal groups in Afghanistan and plan an even bigger expansion next year, The New York Times reported on Saturday. Citing unnamed US military […]


Predicting Insurgent Attacks With A Mathematical Model

Predicting Insurgent Attacks With A Mathematical Model

Coral Gables FL: When bombs and bullets left 37 dead during Friday prayers at a mosque in Pakistan, earlier this month, the insurgency was using the element of surprise. Unpredictability is the hallmark of modern insurgent attacks such as this […]


Airmen create partnerships in multinational exercise

Airmen create partnerships in multinational exercise

SOUTHWEST ASIA: More than 300 Airmen partnered with colleagues from five other countries for an exercise held in Southwest Asia that concluded in mid-December. The event began in November and simulated a “large force employment,” and gave participating nations a […]


 
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