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Virus hits US drone control system

A fully armed MQ-9 Reaper taxis down an Afghanistan

A computer virus was detected in the U.S. drone remote control system, the Wired.com news portal said. The virus “has infected the cockpits of America’s Predator and Reaper drones, logging pilots’ every keystroke as they remotely fly missions over Afghanistan […]


Rise of the Drones – UAVs After 9/11

Rise of the Drones – UAVs After 9/11

Hummingbird drones fly at 11 mph and can perch on windowsills. The 3-foot-long Raven can be tossed into the air like a model airplane to spy over the next hill in Afghanistan. The Air Force’s new Gorgon Stare aerial drone […]


US should tone down verbal assaults: Pakistan’s Zardari

US should tone down verbal assaults: Pakistan’s Zardari

Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari called for “serious dialogue” with the United States on Sunday, amid a fierce dispute over US claims that his intelligence agency has links to Islamist militants. “Democracy always favors dialogue over confrontation,” Zardari wrote in […]


Pakistan leads talks on US pressure over Haqqanis

Pakistan leads talks on US pressure over Haqqanis

Pakistan holds rare cross-party talks on Thursday designed to build unity in the face of mounting American pressure to act against the Al-Qaeda-linked Haqqani network or face the consequences. The talks come after Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Wednesday […]


Pakistan military voices concern over US allegations

Pakistan military voices concern over US allegations

A top Pakistani general on Sunday expressed concern over US allegations of links to insurgents, stressing that peace in the region would only be possible through mutual trust and cooperation. General Khalid Shameem Wyne, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of […]


India tests nuclear-capable missile

India tests nuclear-capable missile

India tested a medium-range nuclear-capable missile along its eastern coast on Saturday, an official said, as part of the nation’s efforts to build up its atomic deterrent. The indigenous surface-to-surface Shourya missile was fired from a range in the eastern […]


Military leaders meet to salvage US-Pakistan ties

Military leaders meet to salvage US-Pakistan ties

The top US and Pakistani military leaders met in Spain to discuss ways to shore up strained ties after a US raid that killed Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden and a spike in violence in Afghanistan, a Pentagon spokesman said. […]


US drone crashes in Pakistan

US drone crashes in Pakistan

An unmanned United States drone aircraft crashed in Pakistan’s lawless northwestern tribal district on Sunday after suffering a technical fault, local security officials said. The drone, the second to crash in Pakistan within the last month, went down in South […]


Pakistan’s 10 years of chaos

Pakistan’s 10 years of chaos

The 9/11 attacks that thrust Pakistan into the war on terror have brought the nuclear-armed state to its knees, fighting Islamist radicals at home and risking pariah status abroad. It was already evening in Pakistan when television channels, recently deregulated […]


 
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