Topic: Malou Innocent
Congress is pushing the State Department to list the Haqqani network in Pakistan as a terrorist organization. Military officials have said Haqqani fighters are America's most formidable foe in Afghanistan, but the Haqqanis could also be key to any reconciliation efforts.
09/28/2011 05:35 pm
On a mission to improve US-Pakistan relations, Sen. John Kerry announces a Pakistani goodwill gesture: the return of the tail section of the US helicopter used in the bin Laden raid.
05/16/2011 05:31 pm
Pakistan is trying to use the case of the CIA's Raymond Davis to limit US drone strikes and covert operations on its soil. But with its reliance on US aid, how much leverage does it really have?
04/12/2011 08:16 pm
Privately, the US warned Pakistan that it risks losing this and other American aid if it does not adopt a more aggressive stance toward militants. The Pakistan aid package was announced Friday.
10/22/2010 04:06 pm
Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai wants private security contractors out of the country. He should go even further, by kicking out all development contractors. Their record of fraud and waste is reason enough. They also undermine NGOs truly helping the Afghan people.
09/23/2010 03:55 pm
USAID said Monday that it will send heavy-duty plastic to provide temporary housing for more than 140,000 victims of the Pakistan flood. A robust US effort could help thwart Taliban influence.
08/09/2010 05:18 pm
Friday’s attack in Kunduz was another example of the fading distinction for insurgent groups between military and civilian targets in the Afghanistan war.
07/02/2010 06:04 pm
US officials initially had concerns about Karzai’s peace jirga, which is taking place in Kabul, Afghanistan. But with no Taliban representation at the event, the US shifted its stance.
06/02/2010 07:02 pm
Readers write in about speculation that Gen. Petraeus will run for president and the Iraq war.
05/11/2010 09:45 am
The Iraq war is now being declared a success by some who point to recent progress. But the March 7 elections won’t change the tremendous cost in lives, money, US image, and geopolitics.
04/05/2010 12:08 pm
Western leaders sent messages of support to Hamid Karzai after his opponent dropped out of the election in Afghanistan. But the US is also exploring alternatives, including a closer association with local leaders.
11/02/2009 12:00 am
Drumbeat of opposition grows louder as antiwar movement looks to ramp up in the fall – and as some in Congress start talking of planning for the US exit.
09/01/2009 01:00 am
During her visit to India, Secretary of State Clinton also announced that Prime Minister Singh will make the first state visit under Obama.
07/21/2009 01:00 am
The President's plan for the increasingly troubled region is ambitious, although his goals are more limited than Bush's.
03/27/2009 01:00 am
Economic difficulty could impel Beijing to sow regional conflict. American policies shouldn't add fuel to the fire.
02/26/2009 12:00 am
The terror attacks in India next door have emphasized the instability in the region.
12/04/2008 12:00 am