Bush's orders to send special forces after Taliban militants have roots in previous presidencies.
The GOP vice-presidential candidate talked about Israel, Pakistan, and preemptive strikes in an ABC interview.
It plans to send more troops to Afghanistan and ramp up attacks in Pakistan.
The trial, which ended Monday, highlights key differences between US, British counterterrorism approaches.
His announcement raises concerns about the ability and loyalty of the ‘Sons of Iraq’ neighborhood-watch program.
The controversial effort by the United States to go after Taliban strongholds inside Pakistan is sparking outrage in Islamabad.
Asif Ali Zardari leads the race to replace Musharraf in Saturday's presidential election.