Topic: Bruce Riedel
The 7,000 additional troops that 25 NATO countries have committed to the conflict help the Obama administration make the case that the Afghanistan war is an international effort.
12/05/2009 12:00 am
In his speech, Obama was careful to include Pakistan's borderlands with Afghanistan in his most dire warnings. His new strategy for Afghanistan also means a ratcheting up of resources for – and pressures on – Pakistan.
12/02/2009 12:00 am
The spate of attacks by the Taliban in Pakistan is likely to factor into President Obama's ongoing review of Afghanistan policy. The attacks highlight the regional nature of the Taliban insurgency.
10/17/2009 01:00 am
American lawmakers say they haven't been briefed on plans, as some in Pakistan describe the administration as 'confused.'
05/13/2009 01:00 am
Obama's order to send 17,000 more troops comes before US has set a clear strategy.
02/19/2009 12:00 am
The president focuses on Al Qaeda and on repairing America’s image in the Muslim world.
01/29/2009 12:00 am
As Indian commandos finish their operations against the gunmen who killed at least 143 people, focus turns to the assailants' identity.
11/28/2008 12:00 am
Barack Obama says resolving the Indian-Pakistani dispute over Kashmir will be a goal of his presidency, ending eight years of silence on the issue.
11/21/2008 12:00 am
He's emphasized personal relationships with leaders such as Putin and Musharraf.
08/20/2008 01:00 am
But the pact, which some dub a 'sweetheart deal,' may not pass the US Congress in time.
07/10/2008 01:00 am