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Staying in Afghanistan Is a Recipe for More Terrorism

Anthony W. Orlando | Posted 02.12.2014 | World
Anthony W. Orlando

Barack Obama is daring the terrorists. He's standing in their front yard. He's calling them out. Of course, that's not how it's reported.

International Law Ignored: Pakistan at Risk

Neda Najibi | Posted 01.25.2014 | World
Neda Najibi

In the wake of the most recent attack, US drone policy has spiraled downward in a vicious circle that only a marked change in US policy can stop, a leader of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Party charges.

Death Of Leader Could Make Pakistan's Taliban More Violent Than Ever

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

By Maria Golovnina and Asim Tanveer ISLAMABAD, Nov 14 (Reuters) - The killing of one of Pakistan's most wanted Islamic militants in a ...

Pakistan Divided Over Slain Taliban Chief's Legacy

Malik Siraj Akbar | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Malik Siraj Akbar

Regardless of Pakistan's outcry, Washington's drone campaign has proved extremely precise and productive in ousting key Al-Qaeda leadership, dismantling the terrorist organization's command and structure in elusive tribal regions of Pakistan.

AfPak: 'Another Fine Mess' in US Killing of Taliban Chief Readying for Peace Talks?

William Bradley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

Perhaps there is a good explanation for why Mehsud had to die just as he moved into peace negotiations, negotiations which may well have failed. But none has been forthcoming.

Pakistani Taliban Vow Revenge For Leader's Death

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

By Saud Mehsud and Hafiz Wazir DERA ISMAIL KHAN/WANA, Pakistan, Nov 2 (Reuters) - Pakistani Taliban fighters secretly buried their lea...

Insurgency Is Hit Hard in Afghanistan and Pakistan

Abdulhadi Hairan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Abdulhadi Hairan

Right now, there is a critical opportunity for the international community to continue tracking down top Taliban leaders in Pakistan and disconnecting them from the local commanders in Afghanistan.

New Mehsud Videos Show Pakistani Taliban Leader Alive (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Nicholas Sabloff and Doug Sarro | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Pakistan Taliban leader alive, videos seem to show. Two videos released this weekend appear to provide further evidence that Pakistani Taliban leader ...

Talibanopalooza in Pakistan

Saad Khan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Saad Khan

Many factions of the Taliban now harbor strong anti-Pakistan stance and then there are others that yearn for an Islamic revolution in Pakistan.

Pakistan Insurgents Stage Comeback In Tribal Area

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KHAR, Pakistan (Associated Press) -- Pakistani troops killed eight Islamist militants Tuesday in an Afghan border region where insurgents are staging ...

New Taliban Chief Ends Rumours He's Dead By Meeting Reporters

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The new head of Pakistan's Taliban, Hakimullah Mehsud, has met reporters in the country's north-west, quashing persistent rumours he was dead....

Pakistan Taliban Caught In Power Struggle After Leader Killed

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A major power struggle appears to have broken out between the diverse militant factions that make up the Taliban in Pakistan....