Topic: Gulbuddin Hekmatyar
The latest Taliban attack on Kabul comes amid new Afghanistan government efforts to lure militants away from the insurgency.
01/18/2010 09:35 am
New report says Islamist militant strikes in Pakistan rose 45 percent in 2009, with a total of 2,586 attacks. Eighty-seven of the terrorist attacks were suicide bombers. As the year ended, more of the attacks targeted civilians.
01/11/2010 05:26 pm
In an interview, a jihadi talks about why state-sponsored militants who once fought in Indian-controlled Kashmir are now joining the Taliban in Afghanistan and Pakistan.
12/08/2009 12:00 am
If the US wants fundamental change, it must alleviate Pashtun frustration in Afghanistan and get Pakistan to give up supporting Islamists and the Taliban.
12/02/2009 12:00 am
The Pakistan Army is going after terrorists who target Pakistan. All the major terrorist networks attacking US forces in Afghanistan operate from other areas of Pakistan.
10/18/2009 01:00 am
Only in Afghanistan and Pakistan have we seen jihadism actually take root in large numbers.
10/15/2009 01:00 am
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
Eight American troops and two Afghan soldiers died in Saturday's attack on two remote outposts in Afghanistan. More pressure for a US strategy shift?
10/04/2009 01:00 am
Political and military leaders in the region try to look to the positive as Taliban fighters entrench in Pakistan's Swat Valley.
05/10/2009 01:00 am
The umbrella organization includes many different groups fighting the Afghan government and Western forces.
04/16/2009 01:00 am