Protesters rallied in several cities after a court banned popular opposition leader Nawaz Sharif from running for office.
At Camp Lejeune in North Carolina, he announced that all combat troops would depart by Aug. 31, 2010. Following are the president's prepared remarks.
The colonel, accused of facilitating communications between the attackers and handlers in Pakistan, was named along with 34 other suspects.
A tenuous cease-fire has halted Taliban-Army fighting, as negotiations for a permanent deal continue.
The move came shortly after a Taliban group in the nearby Bajur region declared a unilateral cease-fire.
Binyam Mohamed returned to London Monday a free man after spending the past seven years in a tangle of military prison camps, where he claims he was tortured.