Pakistan Army Takes Control of Al Qaeda Cave Network
Pakistani forces have taken control of a warren of caves that served until recently as the nerve center of the Taliban and Al Qaeda and sheltered Ayman al-Zawahiri, the second-in-command to Usama bin Laden.
“It was the main hub of militancy where Al Qaeda operatives had moved [...]
Pakistan, Afghanistan, U.S. agree, cooperation key to success along border pass
Written by U.S. Army Sgt. Matthew C. Moeller, 5th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment
Saturday, 11 July 2009
KUNAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan – Since the fall of the Taliban in late 2001, Pakistan and Afghanistan have shared not only a border, but also a [...]
Taliban Push in Pakistan Served as Wake-Up Call, Gates Says
By Fred W. Baker III
American Forces Press Service
WASHINGTON, May 3, 2009 – The recent push by Taliban forces to take more ground in Pakistan has served as a wake-up call for the government there, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said today.
In a broad-ranging interview with CNN [...]
The Strategy Page has an essay this morning that is important to read since it appears the war in Iraq is winding down and action in Afghanistan is heating up. Jim Dunnigan provides his readers with insights into the tactics of the Taliban and how they intend to handle European forces currently stationed there. One [...]
Musharraf’s party suffered a huge defeat in elections yesterday in Pakistan. The question today is, will he resign? Or, better yet, will he be forced to resign?
The late Benazir Bhutto’s party, Pakistan People’s Party, won 87 seats so far in a 287 seat Parliament. They were the big winners in the election that Musharraf [...]
Abu Laith Al-Libi was killed in the border region between Afghanistan and Pakistan probably by the CIA using a Predator drone. This is a big deal as he was seen as the number three man in Al Qaeda. I hope he’s happy to see his virgins now. Hopefully more and more of his friends will [...]
This is sick. A 15 year old boy has admitted that he was part of a 5 man hit squad to take out Benazir Bhutto last month.
Security officials in Pakistan’s North West Frontier Province said Saturday they arrested a teenager allegedly involved in the assassination of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto last [...]
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Deadly Homicide Bomb Blast Targets Former Pakistan Interior Minister
SHERPAO, Pakistan — A suicide attacker detonated a bomb packed with ball bearings and nails amid hundreds of holiday worshippers Friday at the home of Pakistan’s former interior minister, killing at least 50 people, authorities said.
It was the second suicide attack in eight [...]
Ex Pakistan PM Benazir Bhutto has called on President Musharraf to resign the presidency in the face of the current situation going in Pakistan. She is still under house arrest, ringed by thousands of troops and security to prevent her from getting out and leading protest marches.
Bhutto was trapped in a padlocked house surrounded [...]
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President Bush had some remarks today on the situation that is ongoing in Pakistan. He stated that the United States tried to get President Musharraf to not declare the state of emergency that he declared, and now, President Bush is asking for a quick return to democracy.
He also talks about the Kurdish terrorist group [...]