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US commanders complain of lack of troops in Afghanistan: report

US commanders complain of lack of troops in Afghanistan: report

Washington: US military commanders in Afghanistan told President Barack Obama’s chief envoy to the region hat they did not have enough troops to do their job, The New York Times reported late Sunday. The newspaper said the commanders spoke this […]


Pakistan feels heat from nuclear powers over talks block

Pakistan feels heat from nuclear powers over talks block

Geneva: Pakistan came under severe pressure from the major nuclear powers on Thursday to end its defiance of 64 other countries in blocking international disarmament talks. Despite warnings that the blockage could discredit the world’s principal disarmament forum, Pakistan’s ambassador […]


NATO Approves Intermediate Headquarters for Afghanistan

NATO Approves Intermediate Headquarters for Afghanistan

WASHINGTON: NATO has approved the idea of an intermediate military headquarters in Afghanistan, Pentagon officials said today. The headquarters is a corps-level organization that will oversee the tactical, day-to-day operations in the country. U.S. officials would like to see Army […]


US may arm Afghan air corps with drones: general

US may arm Afghan air corps with drones: general

Washington: The US military is looking at eventually equipping Afghanistan’s air corps with unmanned aircraft for surveillance missions, a general said on Wednesday. “Right now, UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) are not part of that capability that we are envisioning for […]


Pakistani Taliban appears in turmoil after shootout

Pakistani Taliban appears in turmoil after shootout

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 have been killed in a US drone attack. Intelligence officials said Friday that Baitullah Mehsud, who […]


Global Security: Afghanistan and Pakistan Report

Global Security: Afghanistan and Pakistan Report

The UK Government should re-focus its wide-ranging objectives in Afghanistan and concentrate its limited resources on one priority, namely security, says the Commons Foreign Affairs Committee in its report, published today, into the global security concerns related to Afghanistan and […]


Army hosts counterinsurgency seminar with Pakistani military

Army hosts counterinsurgency seminar with Pakistani military

ATLANTA, Ga.: Senior leaders from the Pakistani and U.S. Army met in Atlanta, Ga., July 20-24, for Third Army/U.S. Army Central’s counterinsurgency seminar. Lt. Gen. William G. Webster, Third Army/USARCENT commanding general, delivered the opening comments, and stressed the importance […]


China delivers warship to Pakistan: navy

China delivers warship to Pakistan: navy

Karachi: China on Thursday delivered the first of four state-of-the-art frigates commissioned by nuclear-armed Pakistan from top ally Beijing, a naval spokesman said. “The first F-22P Frigate constructed for the Pakistan navy at the Hudong Zhonghua Shipyard in Shanghai was […]


US drones to target Taliban in Afghan war: report

US drones to target Taliban in Afghan war: report

Washington: The US military plans to use more drone aircraft to target Taliban militants in Afghanistan while focusing less on hunting down Al-Qaeda figures, the Los Angeles Times reported on Thursday. Although defeating the Al-Qaeda terror network remains an overriding […]


 
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