Thursday 31 December 2009
December 17, 2009
Pakistan Rejection Of U.S. Request Raises Questions For Obama
Washington's relationship with Pakistan suffered a fresh blow this week when it was revealed that President Asif Ali Zardari has rejected a personal request from U.S. President Barack Obama to expand the Pakistani Army's operations in tribal areas where members of Al-Qaeda and the Taliban are known to enjoy safe haven.
December 02, 2009
New U.S. Strategy Aims To Take Fight To Al-Qaeda
Eight years after the war against Al-Qaeda in Afghanistan began, U.S. President Barack Obama has unveiled a new strategy "to disrupt, dismantle, and defeat" the extremist network. But the success of the strategy largely depends on Pakistan.
May 31, 2007
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