Vice President Joe Biden, in Pakistan Wednesday, stressed that Pakistan and the United States have a common enemy, and warned of the dangers to the country of tolerating violent extremists.
Pakistan extends Army chief's term by three years. But some political analysts worry that General Kayani's extension – the first of its kind when a civilian government has held power – will undermine the authority of Pakistan’s parliament.
US drones launched missiles into North Waziristan in Pakistan in a barrage of attacks Thursday and Friday. It was one of the largest such attacks in the controversial program the Obama administration has continued and intensified.