| Sep 27, 2010
The essential outline of the story journalist and political historian Bob Woodward sets out to tell in " Obama's Wars" actually is fairly well known. President Obama's agonized march to a decision on how to move forward in what he has called "a war of...
| May 2, 2011
Osama bin Laden, a scion of one of Saudi Arabia's wealthiest families, became the grim apostle of a strain of Islamic radicalism that exalted violence against non-believers, and the leader of a terrorist network that launched repeated attacks in the West,...
| Feb 12, 2008
Not so long ago, Baitullah Mahsud was an obscure tribal sub-chieftain, little known outside his ancestral district set amid the forbidding, snow-shrouded mountains and valleys of South Waziristan.
Now, in a matter of months, he has emerged as the most...
| Mar 27, 2009
The United States has a vital national security interest in addressing the current and potential security threats posed by extremists in Afghanistan and Pakistan. In Pakistan, al Qaeda and other groups of jihadist terrorists are planning new...
| Oct 8, 2001
CHARIKAR, Afghanistan -- The United States launched its retaliation against terrorism Sunday, striking at the heart of Osama bin Laden's adopted nation and his Taliban supporters with a thundering attack of bombs from the air and missiles from the sea....
| Oct 25, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The Afghan people's most dangerous foe is not the Taliban. It's not Pakistan or al-Qaeda. No, it's their president, Hamid Karzai.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry flew to Kabul earlier this month and spent more than 24 hours with Mr. Karzai, trying to...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 3:57 AM
3 GOP primaries Tuesday, but Romney and Obama act as though the fall campaign is all but set
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Republican front-runner Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama are trading jabs even before Republicans vote in their latest...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 1:01 PM
American officials are welcoming a Taliban statement that the Afghan insurgents will set up an office in the Persian Gulf state of Qatar. The move is being seen as a first step toward peace talks aimed at reconciling the Taliban and the Western-backed...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 9:45 PM
| Aug 17, 2012
| 4:18 AM
A man wearing an Afghan police uniform opened fire on U.S. troops in southwest Afghanistan on Friday, killing two service members, military and Afghan officials said.
The killings are the latest in a series of "green-on-blue" attacks carried out by...
| May 6, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Posted by Rick Pearson at 3:22 p.m. Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk said today that the Pakistani government was “probably fully aware” that Osama bin Laden had been living in the country and that other top terrorists are currently there......