Terrorism & Security NATO dismisses nuclear security concerns after militants strike Pakistani naval base
The Taliban assault highlights military weaknesses but many experts say Pakistan adequately safeguards its nuclear arsenal against attack.
05/24/2011 10:02 am
With few trusted institutions remaining in Pakistan, such attacks on the military undermine the political stability of the country.
05/23/2011 12:50 pm
Terrorism & Security Pakistani militants infiltrate naval base just 15 miles from suspected nuclear site
The fact that Taliban militants were able to penetrate a Pakistani naval base deepens concerns about the military's competence and ability to protect the country's nuclear arsenal.
05/23/2011 09:31 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
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The Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility for an attack avenging bin Laden's death today. But local police doubt that the Taliban was directly involved, or that revenge was the main motive.
05/13/2011 12:07 pm
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
Even though the Taliban has ties with Al Qaeda, the Afghan militants are focused on fighting a national insurgency, not waging global jihad.
05/07/2011 06:22 pm
US and Pakistani interests do diverge in some areas, but combating Al Qeada isn't one of them. In fact, the speculation around Pakistan's complicity following the killing of Osama bin Laden is misplaced and harmful to our future cooperation with Pakistan, making us less safe.
05/04/2011 04:15 pm
Senior Afghan Taliban leaders believed to be hiding in Pakistan appear newly concerned that they could be next on America's hit list.
05/03/2011 02:53 pm