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Gates Receives ‘Mounting Endorsements’ of Strategy Proposals

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia: Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said today he’s encouraged by unofficial endorsements NATO defense ministers are expressing for Army Gen. Stanley McChrystal’s...

Pakistan suicide attack kills six near air base

ISLAMABAD: A suicide bomber blew himself up near a Pakistan Air Force base Friday, killing six people and dealing another blow to a beleaguered...

Pakistan targets Taliban leaders

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan: Pakistan vowed on Monday to target Taliban leaders and deal a killer blow to the Islamists as it pressed a...

German Military Guns Reportedly Sold Illegally On Black Market

German military pistols are being sold on the black market in Afghanistan and Pakistan. The weapons were sent in 2006 and were intended for...

Lockheed Martin Unveils First New F-16 For Pakistan

FORT WORTH, Texas: Lockheed Martin unveiled the first of 18 new F-16s being produced for Pakistan in ceremonies today at its Fort Worth,...

Commandos storm Pakistan army HQ, freeing 39 hostages

Rawalpindi, Pakistan: Commandos stormed Pakistan's army headquarters Sunday ending a day-long hostage drama and freeing 39 people held by militants who brazenly struck at...

Pakistan nukes safe despite growing militant threat: Clinton

LONDON: US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Sunday the latest militant attack in Pakistan shows an "increasing" threat to the state, but voiced...

India-US Military Relations Growing Rapidly

WASHINGTON: For decades, India mostly depended on, first, the Soviet Union and then Russia for its military supplies. But as the Cold War ended...

Eight years on, NATO still seeks strategy to counter Taliban

Kabul: Eight years after the fall of the Taliban, NATO is struggling to define a strategy to counter a spreading insurgency in Afghanistan, as...

New Pakistani Taliban chief may be dead: US official

Washington: Newly anointed Pakistani Taliban chief Hakimullah Mehsud may have been killed recently during clashes with a rival faction, a senior US counterterrorism official...