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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 […]


US military shepherds humanitarian aid to Pakistan

US military shepherds humanitarian aid to Pakistan

WASHINGTON: Two Air Force C-17 Globemaster IIIs have begun delivering humanitarian aid to internally displaced people in Pakistan’s northwestern provinces, the chief U.S. defense representative said May 20. For Navy Rear Adm. Michael A. Lefevre, who works out of the […]


Pakistan claims anti-Taliban win, struggles with displaced

Pakistan claims anti-Taliban win, struggles with displaced

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Wednesday boasted of a military victory in a small Taliban stronghold but struggled to provide for 1.5 million people who fled its onslaught as fears grow of a lengthening crisis. The military ordered the offensive last month […]


Pakistan troops in street battles with Taliban

Pakistan troops in street battles with Taliban

PESHAWAR, Pakistan: Pakistan said troops were locked in bloody street battles with Taliban fighters in the northwest as rival politicians united behind the offensive to eliminate Islamist militants. Pakistan’s deadly operation against Taliban fighters entered a fourth week on Monday […]


US confident Pakistan nukes secure: CIA chief

US confident Pakistan nukes secure: CIA chief

LOS ANGELES: CIA director Leon Panetta said Monday US intelligence officials did not know the exact whereabouts of all Pakistan’s nuclear weapons but believed they were safe from the Taliban. Speaking in Los Angeles, the Central Intelligence Agency chief said […]


 
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