Topic: Khost Province
The latest US drone attack killed 14 suspected militants in Pakistan, bringing the number of people killed by drones in September alone to 75 as the US targets the Haqqani network.
09/15/2010 10:20 am
Listing the Pakistani Taliban as a terrorist group lets the US expand its campaign against the organization, which said it trained the attempted Times Square bomber and has vowed more attacks in the US.
09/02/2010 09:59 am
Seven US soldiers were killed amid rising violence in the Afghanistan war, as well as a parliamentary candidate and five campaign workers. President Karzai's chief of staff also said the US must alter its strategy to defeat the Taliban.
08/29/2010 09:20 am
A military judge ruled Monday that statements made by Omar Khadr, who is charged of killing a US soldier in Afghanistan, can be used in the trial, which is set to start Tuesday. Mr. Khadr's lawyers say the statements were coerced.
08/09/2010 08:17 pm
The reported death of Pakistani Taliban leader Mullah Maulana Fazlullah brought relief to family members of his victims in Pakistan's Swat Valley, which he once ruled with an iron hand. But the Taliban deny he's dead.
05/27/2010 07:30 pm
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While presumed killed in a drone strike in January, Pakistan Taliban chief Hakimullah Mehsud is in fact alive, according to a senior intelligence official in Islamabad. It may set back the US drone program.
04/29/2010 09:16 am
In Pictures Fighting at night
US Secretary of Defense Robert Gates arrives in Pakistan to hear that Pakistan military plans no new offensives against the Taliban for six to 12 months. Will this undermine US efforts in Afghanistan?
01/21/2010 11:16 pm
CIA director Leon Panetta has stridently denied reports that Jordanian suicide bomber Humam Khalil Abu-Mulal al-Balawi's attack was possible due to the agency’s 'poor tradecraft.'
01/10/2010 09:33 am