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Clinton: Osama Bin Laden Raid A Watershed Moment For Pakistan

AP | By ANNE GEARAN and NAHAL TOOSI | Posted 07.27.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD -- The killing of Osama bin Laden is a watershed moment for Pakistan's confrontation with homegrown terrorism, U.S. Secretary of State Hilla...

Hillary Clinton Arrives In Pakistan To Repair Frayed Relations

AP | ANNE GEARAN and NAHAL TOOSI | Posted 07.26.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD (AP) -- U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Friday that relations between the United States and Pakistan have reached a turn...

Peace #1 Issue in the World Today: Pakistan & Palestine -- Parallel Pivots in the Peace Paradigm

Shahnaz Taplin-Chinoy | Posted 07.26.2011 | World
Shahnaz Taplin-Chinoy

The old stalemates are breaking up. The unreliability of Pakistan as an ally is one of the President's biggest challenges. But the Middle East is another.

Tell Us Your Questions About Pakistan

Posted 07.26.2011 | World

In our Voices of Pakistan series, the Huffington Post is writing a series of articles exploring the views of the Pakistani people. Sobia Ali, a Huff P...

Donald Rumsfeld: Obama Made The Right Decision On Bin Laden Raid

AP | ANGELA K. BROWN | Posted 07.20.2011 | Politics

FORT WORTH, Texas — The Bush administration would have used the same strategy to kill terrorist Osama bin Laden had those circumstances arisen y...

Pakistani Taliban Detonate Car Bomb Next To U.S. Consulate Vehicles

AP | RIAZ KHAN and NAHAL TOOSI | Posted 07.19.2011 | World

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — A Taliban car bomb struck an armored vehicle taking American government employees to the U.S consulate in northwest Pakista...

Al Qaeda Releases Posthumous Bin Laden Recording

AP | Posted 07.18.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- Shortly before his death, Osama bin Laden recorded a message praising the Middle East protest movements and predicting that revolutions ...

CIA Flew Stealth Drones Into Pakistan To Monitor Bin Laden House

The Washington Post | Greg Miller | Posted 07.17.2011 | World

The CIA employed sophisticated new stealth drone aircraft to fly dozens of secret missions deep into Pakistani airspace and monitor the compound where...

Source: NATO Helicopters Return Fire After Being Attacked From Across Pakistan Border

Reuters | Posted 07.16.2011 | World

May 17, 2011 7:44:26 AM KABUL, May 17 (Reuters) - Two NATO helicopters supporting a coalition base in eastern Afghanistan came under fire twice...

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 07.14.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

This week, talk radio pundits, desperate to turn the conversation away from the success of the bin Laden mission, worked themselves into a faux lather over the Obamas inviting Common to appear at a White House poetry night. Thankfully, the Ghost of Sister Souljah Moments Past did not make an appearance at the event. Elsewhere, troubled marriages grabbed the headlines, with news of Arnold and Maria's separation, the Senate Ethics Committee's scathing report on John Ensign's sordid conduct, and thrice-wed Newt Gingrich's announcement that he was running for president. Meanwhile, joke writers all across America rejoiced with word of the extensive collection of porn found at Osama's Abbottabad compound (insert burka double entendre here). On a personal note, my youngest daughter officially says farewell to her teen years today -- Happy 20th birthday, Isabella!

Follow the Money Trail From Bin Laden's Compound

David de Sola | Posted 07.14.2011 | World
David de Sola

By focusing on bin Laden's compound, investigators may be able to collect more information about Al Qaeda, which could potentially be just as promising as any of the data from the raid.

Another 9/11? Call 911

Norm Stamper | Posted 07.14.2011 | Politics
Norm Stamper

The capture of bin Laden argues elegantly against high-priced, nation-building, mission-creeping war, and its inevitable collateral damage, in order to go after individuals who are, at bottom, criminals.

The Most Shocking Bin Laden Compound Discoveries

Posted 07.14.2011 | World

Details of the contents of Osama bin Laden's Pakistani compound are continuing to emerge, with the latest reported discovery -- a "fairly extensive" s...

Pakistan Parliament Slams U.S. For Bin Laden Raid

AP | MUNIR AHMED | Posted 07.13.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD — Members of Pakistan's Parliament slammed the United States on Saturday for the raid that killed al-Qaida chief Osama bin Laden on th...

Pakistani Taliban Claim Responsibility For Deadly Suicide Bombing

Posted 07.12.2011 | World

RIAZ KHAN, Associated Press HABQADAR, Pakistan -- A pair of Taliban suicide bombers attacked paramilitary police recruits eagerly heading home for ...

Bin Laden Wives Acted 'Hostile' In Interviews With U.S.

CNN | Fran Townsend | Posted 07.12.2011 | World

(CNN) -- Three of Osama bin Laden's widows have been interviewed by U.S. intelligence officers under the supervision of Pakistani's intelligence servi...

Pakistani Officials: U.S. Drone Strike Kills At Least 5 Along Afghanistan Border

AP | RIAZ KHAN | Posted 07.11.2011 | World

SHABQADAR, Pakistan — Twin explosions struck a paramilitary training center in northwestern Pakistan on Friday, killing at least 68 people &ndas...

New Details Revealed In Bin Laden Documents

ProPublica | Sebastian Rotella | Posted 07.11.2011 | World

By Sebastian Rotella ProPublicaDuring his final years, Osama bin Laden expressed interest in everything from killing President Obama to his deputies'...

Coffee House Has a Bin Laden Boom

Posted 07.10.2011 | World

A coffee shop in Abbottabad, Pakistan has become a local hotspot overnight following the killing of Osama bin Laden in the city last week. Since Bi...

Osama Bin Laden Conspiracy Theories Abound: Doubters' Defiance

Michael Kugelman | Posted 07.11.2011 | World
Michael Kugelman

There is little America can do to disabuse the conspiracy theorists of their delusion that it was all one big lie. This is significant in Pakistan, where the doubters are an emboldened lot with recent history on their side.

Bin Laden's Diary Found (Exclusive Excerpts)

Jack Helmuth | Posted 07.11.2011 | Comedy
Jack Helmuth

Included among the "treasure trove" of documents discovered during last week's daring raid was Osama bin Laden's personal diary. Here now, for the first time, is an exclusive look at some of the entries.

After Osama Bin Laden, the Spectacle of War Plays On

Michelle Chen | Posted 07.11.2011 | Politics
Michelle Chen

On the front lines and the headlines, the fight against terror plays on from Ground Zero to Islamabad. Bin Laden's death merely punctuates a narrative of self-justifying war that keeps us not only terrorized but mesmerized.

Myths of Abbottabad

Michael Brenner | Posted 07.09.2011 | World
Michael Brenner

Myth-making, especially national myth-making, is normally a slow and long process. Not so for the myths being spun about the death of Osama bin Laden....

Most Popular Drink in Abbottabad

Sunil Adam | Posted 07.09.2011 | Comedy
Sunil Adam

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The Red Line of Pakistan's Complicity?

Kristen Breitweiser | Posted 07.09.2011 | World
Kristen Breitweiser

With all the hullabaloo surrounding bin Laden's execution, let's not lose sight of the fact that while it is undoubtedly a SOCOM success story, it is also a stunning seven-year-fumble by U.S. intelligence and foreign policy.