A top Taliban commander says he is quitting the Pakistan Taliban because of a spate of suicide bombings. It's the first sign of fracture in Pakistan's Taliban and could benefit both Pakistan and the US, say experts.
06/29/2011 12:38 pm
The Pakistani government's request that British trainers working with its Frontier Corps be removed is likely fallout from the deterioration of US-Pakistan relations over the bin Laden raid.
06/29/2011 10:08 am
Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan is to Pakistan what Sarah Palin is to the US: controversial, and, arguably, a force to be reckoned with.
06/28/2011 01:02 pm
An 8-year-old Afghan girl was apparently tricked into a suicide bombing yesterday, while a Pakistani girl who narrowly escaped a similar ploy was returned home to her family last night.
06/27/2011 03:25 pm
A 9-year-old girl says she was kidnapped in Pakistan by Taliban with the intent of forcing her to be a suicide bomber. She escaped, but her experience raises concerns about the use of children by militants.
06/22/2011 07:51 am
Pakistan's Kummar tribal area, which rarely sees US drone attacks, was hit Monday in what may be an expansion of the highly unpopular American drone campaign.
06/21/2011 09:34 am
Efforts to chip away at the most wanted list and chase militants from one Afghanistan-Pakistan border region to the next come with high costs and are not yet putting militant outfits out of business, say experts.
06/05/2011 10:56 am
While these groups have links with Al Qaeda, the bigger danger to the US is their ability to trigger a major crisis for nuclear-armed Pakistan, including a war with India.
05/19/2011 10:40 am
Backchannels Debunking 4 myths around bin Laden killing: torture, cowering, CIA, and Pakistan's involvement
A few things that caught my attention.
05/05/2011 05:23 pm
Al Qaeda's former No. 2 Ayman al-Zawahiri is seen worldwide as the top leader of Al Qaeda. But he may lack the charismatic Osama bin Laden's ability to rally followers.
05/05/2011 08:16 am