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Quetta, Pakistan: A Pakistani minister has warned the United States against launching missile strikes against the Taliban in his southwestern province, as a furore...

Washington: Top US military leaders support sticking with the current strategy in Afghanistan instead of a smaller-scale mission focused on hunting down Al-Qaeda figures,...

In the spring of 2004 the CIA began its most extensive targeted assassination campaign since the Vietnam War by launching dozens of unmanned aerial...

New Zealand has sent its elite SAS combat force to rejoin the war in Afghanistan. New Zealand Prime Minister John Key will discuss the...

WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama is on perilous political ground between his military and an anxious American public, after his top commander in Afghanistan...

WASHINGTON: The fight in Afghanistan must be narrowed to its original intent of stamping out al-Qaeda and hunting down Osama bin Laden, President Barack...

The top U.S. and NATO military commander in Afghanistan is warning that the mission "will likely result in failure" if more troops are not...

WASHINGTON: Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates has yet to reach a final decision on the prospect of sending more troops to Afghanistan if additional...

WASHINGTON: Of all the challenges and potential problems the United States faces, Pakistan tops Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates’ priority list, he said yesterday. “...

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's Taliban appeared in turmoil after reports of a deadly shootout between contenders to replace the shadowy movement's leader, who is believed to...