The move came shortly after a Taliban group in the nearby Bajur region declared a unilateral cease-fire.
China and Russia join calls to avoid brinksmanship.
Army Chief Ashfaq Kayani has been curtailing the political influence of a military accustomed to running the country.
It targeted a camp of the group linked to the Mumbai attacks Sunday.
As part of their own 'surge,' they destroyed more than 160 Humvees and trucks bound for Afghanistan.
Condoleezza Rice calls for Pakistan's 'cooperation.' She will visit India Wednesday.
Perceived as ineffective and corrupt, the Afghan president faces an uphill battle to reelection.
One seeks domestic security, the other stability for Afghans.
Militants are targeted by drones to keep them from entering Afghanistan.
Wednesday, a US airstrike killed 11 Pakistani soldiers near the Afghan border.