Topic: Central Asia
The Taliban combined with an Al Qaeda-linked militant group and others to kill eight US soldiers in northeastern Afghanistan Sunday. The Taliban's flexibility is a major threat to US forces.
10/05/2009 01:00 am
President Obama may be a pragmatist, but he's now in charge of two fundamentally neoconservative wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
09/29/2009 01:00 am
They found a Tajik hotel where a lofty 'rating' only signaled its aspirations.
09/22/2009 01:00 am
Feeding the controversy, the Taliban joined Western nations in calling for an investigation into the Sept. 4 attack in Kunduz Province.
09/08/2009 01:00 am
Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah hurled the latest warning on Friday, a month after 60 blasts at a suspected Hezbollah weapons cache in southern Lebanon heightened tensions.
08/15/2009 01:00 am
Authorities blocked an Afghan plane from landing Sunday in Xinjiang, a predominantly Uighur region. They cited a bomb threat, but none was found.
08/12/2009 01:00 am
While beefing up military support, he also needs to reach out to moderate Islamic militants.
08/06/2009 01:00 am
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08/03/2009 01:00 am
As host to a key US air base – used to support troops in Afghanistan – the country may feel little pressure to address electoral and human rights abuses.
07/24/2009 01:00 am
07/23/2009 01:00 am