US Defense Secretary Robert Gates on Wednesday praised 'extraordinary' counterinsurgency efforts in former Taliban strongholds such as Pakistan's Swat Valley.
03/25/2010 11:25 am
Pakistan's Army declared victory in a weeks-long offensive after it seized control of a Taliban and Al Qaeda cave network that served as a hub in the Bajaur tribal area bordering Afghanistan.
03/03/2010 09:36 am
As many as 50 died Saturday as the military prepares to officially launch an offensive in the Taliban stronghold.
06/21/2009 01:00 am
As Army bombs the area, militants are digging in and preparing for ground battle.
05/07/2009 01:00 am
To bolster tenuous progress, the Army must push on to drive the Taliban out of Swat Valley, according to some analysts.
05/01/2009 01:00 am
The tenuous peace deal with the militants comes under increasing strain as Taliban take areas closer to Pakistan’s capital.
04/26/2009 01:00 am
The government deployed troops to militant-controlled Buner district Thursday amid growing foreign concern about Taliban encroachment.
04/23/2009 01:00 am
The militants had struck a deal to relinquish their weapons in return for Islamic law in the region.
04/16/2009 01:00 am
Militants signed a cease-fire with provincial authorities Monday after they agreed to impose sharia.
02/17/2009 12:00 am
The release of Maulana Sufi Muhammad in Islamabad on Monday suggests a shift in relations between the new government and militants.
04/24/2008 01:00 am
Foreign jihadists in an ungoverned tribal belt kill leaders, recruit locals.
02/28/2008 12:00 am