A double Taliban suicide attack that killed 66 paramilitary police recruits represented the deadliest terrorist strike in Pakistan since the killing of Osama bin Laden. It sent a strong signal that militants mean to fight on and to try to avenge the al-Qaida leader.
Eliminating outside interference is essential to ensuring a stable future for Afghanistan and the region.May 13, 2011
The Department of Defense has identified 1,557 American service members who have died as a part of the Afghan war and related operations.May 13, 2011
The Indian prime minister’s visit to Kabul was a reminder of how much Pakistan and India are competing for the geopolitical advantage in Afghanistan.May 12, 2011
NATO officials apologized for a raid that also killed the girl’s uncle, who was mistakenly thought to be a Taliban leader.May 12, 2011
Despite mounting pressure from the United States, Gen. Ashfaq Parvez Kayani seems unlikely to respond to American demands to root out other militant leaders.May 12, 2011
Photographs from Kosovo, Afghanistan and Libya.May 12, 2011
A true United States-Pakistan partnership must be established to fight terrorism, to advance a reasonable Afghan settlement and to stabilize the region.