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Airstrikes

US' Pakistan Airstrikes Increase With Help From CIA

NY Times | MARK MAZZETTI and ERIC SCHMITT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON -- The White House has backed away from using American commandos for further ground raids into Pakistan after furious complaints from its g...

UN: US-Led Airstrike Killed At Least 90 Afghan Civilians, Most Of Them Children

Washington Post | Candace Rondeaux and Karen DeYoung | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, Aug. 26 -- United Nations officials in Afghanistan said Tuesday that there was "convincing evidence" at least 90 civilians -- two...

US Coalition In Afghanistan Kills 25 Militants, 8 Civilians In Skirmishes

AP | RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

KABUL, Afghanistan — A suicide bomber rammed his car into a NATO convoy in Kabul on Monday, killing three civilians and wounding at least a doze...

Al Qaida Commander Killed By US Airstrike In Afghanistan

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

CAIRO, Egypt — Al-Qaida has posted a statement on the Internet saying one of its commanders in Afghanistan has been killed by a U.S. airstrike. ...

Mounting Civilian Afghan Deaths Prompt U.S. Investigation, 78 Killed This Month Alone

The Washington Post | Candace Rondeaux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

KABUL -- U.S. and NATO military officials in Afghanistan have launched investigations into three separate U.S.-led airstrikes that Afghan officials sa...

US Boosts Its Use Of Airstrikes In Iraq

Washington Post | Josh White | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The U.S. military conducted more than five times as many airstrikes in Iraq last year as it did in 2006, targeting al-Qaeda safe houses, insurgent bom...

Afghan Prez To Bush: Airstrikes Are Killing Too Many Civilians

AP | JASON STRAZIUSO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

After six years, the liberation of Afghanistan has become a triumph without victory. The fighting is the greatest it has been since the beginning of t...