Insurgents have targeted Kabul landmarks before, but this attack’s proximity to the city’s most secure zone raises questions about Taliban infiltration into even the most sensitive ranks.
Libya leader Muammar Qaddafi has retained power for four decades by playing political rivals, including his sons, off one another, cables from the US ambassador to Libya reveal.
Diplomats gathered in the UN Security Council Tuesday to consider events in Libya. But the international community is likely to think twice before pushing the martyr-talking Qaddafi to the brink.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai’s admission that his office has taken 'bags of money' from Iran are part of an effort to undermine Tehran’s role in negotiations with the Taliban, argues a regional analyst.
While some Middle East experts say tit-for-tat cyberattacks on Islamic websites amounts to a virtual sectarian battle, others suspect third-party agitators could be the culprits.
Bush's orders to send special forces after Taliban militants have roots in previous presidencies.