U.S. drone attacks in Afghanistan, Pakistan and other countries may be militarily effective, but they are killing innocent civilians in a way that is obscene and immoral. I’m afraid that ignoring this ugly fact makes Americans complicit in murder.
ISLAMABAD — Pakistan announced Saturday it was releasing seven more Taliban prisoners in a diplomatic overture designed to help end nearly 12 years of war in neighboring Afghanistan, but doubts linger over whether the men will actually help advance peace negotiations or simply head back to t…
WASHINGTON — Four American citizens have been killed in drone strikes since 2009 in Pakistan and Yemen, the Obama administration acknowledged for the first time Wednesday. The disclosure to Congress comes on the eve of a major national security speech by President Barack Obama.
RAIWIND, Pakistan - Pakistan's presumptive prime minister said Monday that he wants good relations with the United States but criticized American drone strikes on militants as a violation of the country's sovereignty - perhaps hinting the government's grudging compliance may change.
KABUL, Afghanistan — Under intense security and the cover of night, President Barack Obama slipped into Afghanistan today to sign an agreement cementing a U.S. commitment to the nation after the long and unpopular war comes to an end.
ISLAMABAD — Pakistani acid attack victim Fakhra Younus had endured more than three dozen surgeries over more than a decade to repair her severely damaged face and body when she finally decided life was no longer worth living.
ISLAMABAD — Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton faced
sharp rebukes from Pakistani audiences Friday, including one woman
who accused the U.S. of conducting "executions without trial" in
aerial drone strikes. Verbally slapping back, Clinton questioned
Pakistan's commitment to fighting t…
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Seven years ago, a little-known group
called Jundallah emerged in Iran with claims to fight for the
rights of minority Sunnis in the unruly tribal areas near the
border with Pakistan.
It is crunch time on Afghanistan, so here's my vote: We need to
be thinking about how to reduce our footprint and our goals there
in a responsible way, not dig in deeper. We simply do not have the
Afghan partners, the NATO allies, the domestic support, the
financial resources or the national…
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Militants in Pakistan and Afghanistan
punctuated U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's arrival
with deadly attacks on Wednesday, underscoring their ability to
cause chaos even in the face of offensives on both sides of the
CHICAGO — As boys, David Coleman Headley and Tahawwur Hussain
Rana studied military strategies at one of Pakistan's most storied
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A U.N. human rights investigator warned
the United States Tuesday that its use of unmanned warplanes to
carry out targeted executions may violate international law.
BRUSSELS — There are already more than 100,000 international
troops in Afghanistan working with 200,000 Afghan security forces
and police. It adds up to a 12-1 numerical advantage over Taliban
rebels, but it hasn't led to anything close to victory.