Topic: South Waziristan
A Muslim charity provides free schooling to Pakistani orphans, putting itself at the forefront of a national effort to close the education gap and reduce the appeal militancy holds for children.
07/14/2011 10:19 am
Arshad Khan is one of countless young boys recruited by a network of Taliban commanders. His story highlights the challenge ahead for Pakistani authorities in ending the war on terror.
06/16/2011 02:06 pm
About 150 militants attacked the Pakistani Army in South Waziristan, killing eight soldiers. Militants appear to be using large-scale assaults to undermine an Army already under heavy US pressure.
06/09/2011 10:13 am
Tribal elder Khan rallied his lashkar, or minutemen, to repulse a Taliban attack near the Afghan border last week. He says his and other lashkars could help the government hold recently cleared turf if they received more backing.
06/07/2011 10:23 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
Ilyas Kashmiri was a senior Al Qaeda operative believed to be behind some of the deadliest attacks, including a suicide attack on Pakistan’s spy agency and attacks on US forces in Afghanistan.
06/04/2011 11:48 am
But the Taliban may be using Osama bin Laden's killing as a pretense for continuing its fight against Pakistani forces. Today's bombings targeted paramilitary recruits.
05/13/2011 10:06 am
The Pakistan Army faces a rising domestic backlash, but the public relations disaster could provide a rare and overdue chance to mend broken civil-military relations, analysts say.
05/05/2011 04:22 pm
How journalist David Rohde and his wife coped when he was taken captive in Afghanistan
01/11/2011 06:05 am
Afghanistan and the US are showing signs of a new approach to insurgents in Afghanistan. The approach may ultimately allow Pakistan more influence in Afghanistan as the US prepares to leave next year.
11/03/2010 01:16 pm