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US Spy Operations Become More Reliant on Contractors

US Spy Operations Become More Reliant on Contractors

The U.S. Defense Department has ordered an investigation into allegations that one of its employees set up a spy network of private contractors to help track down suspected militants in Afghanistan and Pakistan. The allegations, which first appeared in The […]


Holbrooke hails Marja operation, relationship with Pakistan

Holbrooke hails Marja operation, relationship with Pakistan

WASHINGTON: The ongoing U.S.-Afghan operation in Marja, Afghanistan, probably is the greatest in the history of counterinsurgency, the United States special representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan said in a weekend television interview. The United States made a concerted effort to […]


Pentagon reviewing report of private spy network

Pentagon reviewing report of private spy network

Washington: The Pentagon may review allegations Monday that a defense department official set up a network of private contractors in Afghanistan and Pakistan to track and kill suspected militants. The New York Times reported Monday that the official, named as […]


Pakistan navy test fires missiles, torpedoes

Pakistan navy test fires missiles, torpedoes

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Friday successfully test fired new missiles and torpedoes from ships, submarines and aircraft in the Arabian Sea, the navy announced. ‚ÄúPakistan navy fleet today tested its fire power in the north Arabian Sea to assess lethality, precision […]


US, Pakistan air forces conduct air refueling information exchange

US, Pakistan air forces conduct air refueling information exchange

ISLAMABAD:Pilots and aircrews from the U.S. and Pakistan air forces participated in a joint aerial refueling information exchange as part of an on-going effort to enhance cooperation and develop the air refueling capabilities of both nations in early March at […]


Pentagon concerned over Blackwater’s work in Afghanistan

Pentagon concerned over Blackwater’s work in Afghanistan

Washington: US Defense Secretary Robert Gates is concerned about possible misconduct in Afghanistan by the private security firm formerly known as Blackwater and has promised to review the issue, the Pentagon said Friday. Gates made the pledge to lawmakers after […]


Sky’s the limit for Pakistan women fighter pilots

Sky’s the limit for Pakistan women fighter pilots

Islamabad: Ambreen made Pakistani history by becoming one of the country’s first female fighter pilots, but on Sunday she was due to swap her flight schedule in one of the world’s most dangerous countries for an arranged marriage with a […]


Indian military growth threatens Regional stability: Pakistan

Indian military growth threatens Regional stability: Pakistan

New Delhi: Pakistan warned Thursday that India’s huge military modernization programme posed a serious threat to stability in a “nuclearized” South Asian region. “New war doctrines, tremendous boost to the defence spending, induction of new sophisticated weapons systems, these are […]


Pakistan Requests Refurbishment of FFG-8, Oliver Hazard Perry Class Frigate

Pakistan Requests Refurbishment of FFG-8, Oliver Hazard Perry Class Frigate

WASHINGTON: The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress Feb. 18 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Pakistan for refurbishment of one OLIVER HAZARD PERRY Class Frigate and associated equipment, parts and logistical support for a complete package worth approximately […]


 
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