Some tribes have forced insurgents from their area, but many risks remain.
Pakistan has overtaken Iraq and Afghanistan in suicide-bomb deaths this year, its intelligence agency reports. Thursday's attack in Islamabad struck the police's antiterrorism squad.
The Justice Department says the judiciary does not have the power to release Guantánamo detainees into the US.
Kabul may have tried to reach out to current insurgents by meeting with former Taliban in Saudi Arabia late last month.
Adm. Mike Mullen is pushing to get more planes and helicopters there to make up for the lack of troops.
Worldwide computer grids mean even small-timers can contribute to ‘big science.’
The Bush administration hopes to block the judge's order to free the 17 Uighurs, who were detained in Pakistan almost seven years ago.
Prospect of Afghan-Taliban peace talks gains currency