The controversial effort by the United States to go after Taliban strongholds inside Pakistan is sparking outrage in Islamabad.
Pakistani military officials fear American intervention in the tribal areas could spark a rebellion, derailing counterterrorism operations.
After weeks of fighting between the Pakistan Army and militants, the declaration of a month-long cease-fire may give the Taliban time to regroup.
Salim Hamdan's sentence is less than the Bush administration wanted. Officials have suggested he can be held indefinitely.
Sentence is far less than prosecutors sought, but Osama bin Laden's former driver could be held indefinitely.
A mixed verdict against Salim Ahmed Hamdan has his defense lawyers preparing to appeal to federal civilian courts.
Instead of trying to explain America, it promotes alternatives to extremism.