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US-Turkish Relationship ‘Exceptionally Strong,’ Mullen Says

US-Turkish Relationship ‘Exceptionally Strong,’ Mullen Says

WASHINGTON: The United States and the Republic of Turkey remain steadfast allies and friends in a modern-day relationship that stretches back decades, the U.S. military’s top officer said here yesterday. The U.S. and Turkish governments worked together during the Cold […]


Militant stronghold cleared in Swat offensive: Pakistan

Militant stronghold cleared in Swat offensive: Pakistan

Islamabad: Pakistan’s military said Friday soldiers had cleared another militant stronghold and killed 28 militants over the last 24 hours of its offensive against the Taliban in the northwest district of Swat. “Security forces continued with cordon and search operation […]


Pakistan Air Force fighter jet crashes

Pakistan Air Force fighter jet crashes

ISLAMABAD: A CHINESE-BUILT Pakistan Air Force FT-7 fighter jet crashed in central Pakistan on Friday during a training run but the pilots ejected safely, officials said. ‘The jet came down near Mianwali town in central Punjab province during a routine […]


US weapons under control in Afghanistan: Forces

US weapons under control in Afghanistan: Forces

Kabul: The Afghan and US militaries Monday played down a report that US-supplied weapons and ammunition were ending up in the hands of Taliban insurgents, saying the munitions were strictly controlled. The New York Times reported last week that ammunition […]


US Looks at new ways of applying resources in Afghanistan-Pakistan

US Looks at new ways of applying resources in Afghanistan-Pakistan

WASHINGTON: The next 12 to 18 months are critical to the success of the new Afghanistan-Pakistan strategy, a senior military official said today. There will be new ways of applying resources in the region, said the official, who spoke on […]


Pakistani Immigrant Leads Air Department Aboard Carrier

Pakistani Immigrant Leads Air Department Aboard Carrier

NEWPORT NEWS: A USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) officer has broken stereotypes in the Navy across all ranks during the past 22 years. Cmdr. Muhammad Khan, Air Department’s Head of Department emigrated from Karachi, Pakistan in 1981, to earn a […]


US drone attacks counter-productive: Pakistan PM

US drone attacks counter-productive: Pakistan PM

Islamabad: Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Saturday said attacks by US drones on Pakistani territory were “counter-productive” because they undermined Islamabad’s efforts to isolate militants. “As far as drone attacks are concerned, the entire world has the same stand as […]


Pakistan troops battle Taliban in Swat capital

Pakistan troops battle Taliban in Swat capital

ISLAMABAD: Pakistani troops on Saturday stormed into the main town in the Swat valley and fought street battles in a bid to wrest the capital of the northwest from Taliban control, the military said. Chief military spokesman Major General Athar […]


New Strategy Treats Afghanistan, Pakistan as Integrated Theater

New Strategy Treats Afghanistan, Pakistan as Integrated Theater

WASHINGTON: The new strategy in Afghanistan and Pakistan treats the area as an integrated theater of operations, the Defense Department’s policy chief said today. Michele Flournoy, undersecretary of defense for policy, spoke of the Afghanistan-Pakistan strategy, dangers from Iran and […]


 
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