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Pakistani Taliban Divided And Broke

AP | By KATHY GANNON | Posted 12.04.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD -- Battered by Pakistani military operations and U.S. drone strikes, the once-formidable Pakistani Taliban has splintered into more than 100...

More Drone Strikes In Pakistan?

AP | ISHTIAQ MAHSUD | Posted 01.16.2012 | World

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan — U.S. drones fired missiles at two compounds in northwestern Pakistan near the Afghan border, killing 16 alleged mil...

Pakistan Wants U.S. To Release Convicted Terrorist

AP | CHRIS BRUMMITT | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — The country's leaders were quick to show their outrage at the sentence handed down to a Pakistani woman convicted of attac...

Clinton Announces $7.5 Billion Aid Effort For Pakistan

AP | MATTHEW LEE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD — U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton sought Monday to convince skeptical Pakistanis that American interest in their countr...

Pakistan Convicts Five Americans On Terrorism Charges

AP | ZARAR KHAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SARGODHA, Pakistan — Five young American Muslims were convicted of plotting terrorist attacks and sentenced to 10 years in jail Thursday in a ca...

Americans Detained In Pakistan Allege Torture

AP | ASIF SHAHZAD | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SARGODHA, Pakistan — Five Americans arrested in Pakistan on suspicion of terrorism told a court Monday that they had been tortured by police &nd...

Pakistan: Al-Qaida Commanders Killed In US Strikes

AP | MUNIR AHMAD and CHRIS BRUMMITT | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD — U.S. missiles are believed to have killed an al-Qaida operations chief and a top Uzbek militant in northwest Pakistan, officials sai...

Al-Qaeda Faces Recruitment Crisis, Anti-Terrorism Experts Say

guardian.co.uk | Ian Black and Richard Norton | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Osama bin Laden's al-Qaida is under heavy pressure in its strongholds in Pakistan's remote tribal areas and is finding it difficult to attract recruit...

Hakimullah, Potential Baitullah Mehsud Successor, Phones AP To Say He's Alive

AP | NAHAL TOOSI and KAY JOHNSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — A barrage of rockets hit a residential area of Pakistan's northwestern Peshawar city in a brazen pre-dawn attack Tuesday, k...

Al Qaeda Targets Pakistan

New York Times | MARK MAZZETTI and ERIC SCHMITT | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- As Taliban militants push deeper into Pakistan's settled areas, foreign operatives of Al Qaeda who had focused on plotting attacks again...

Pakistan Nuclear Power Is High Concern Amidst Rising Militancy

Radio Free Europe | Ron Synovitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Advisers to U.S. President Barack Obama's administration say their worst security nightmare is the possibility that Pakistan -- a nuclear-armed count...

2005 London Bombs: Pakistan Arrests Man Allegedly Linked To Attacks

AP | MUNIR AHMAD | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Authorities were questioning seven al-Qaida suspects seized in a raid near the Afghan frontier after a tip from U.S. intel...

Report: Pakistani Troops, Tribesmen Fire On US Helicopters

AP | ISHTIAQ MAHSUD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan — Pakistani troops and tribesmen opened fire on two U.S. helicopters that crossed into the country from neighboring A...

Al Qaida Has Free Movement In Pakistan, Top Official Concedes

McClatchy | Saeed Shah | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Pakistan's top security official Monday admitted that al Qaida's leadership moved freely in and out of the country and vowed that "no mercy" would be ...

GAO Report: US Lacks Terror Plan For Pakistan

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Terrorists are still operating freely in Pakistan along the country's Afghanistan border, despite the U.S. giving Pakistan more than $10.5 billion in ...

Jason Linkins

"This Is A Big Win For Al-Qaeda...The World Has To Pay Attention."

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the wake of Benazir Bhutto's assassination, the starkest analysis was offered by political analyst Raghida Dergham: MIKA BRZEZINSKI: What concerns...