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May 3, 2011 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

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May 2, 2011 1 Comment ›› Pat Dollard

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May 2, 2011 4 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

ABBOTTABAD, Pakistan (AP) – Osama bin Laden made his final stand in a small Pakistani city where three army regiments with thousands of soldiers are based not far from the capital — a location that is increasing suspicions in Washington that Islamabad may have been sheltering him. The U.S. acted alone in Monday's helicopter raid, did ...

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Apr 22, 2011 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Los Angeles Times: Reporting from— A U.S. missile strike killed at least 25 people Friday in Pakistan's North Waziristan region, signaling that Washington's use of drones against militants along the Afghan border will continue despite intensifying opposition from Pakistani leaders. The strike in the village of Spinwam came just two days after Adm. Michael G. Mullen, chairman ...

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Apr 15, 2011 8 Comments ›› Angelia

UPDATE: Kidnappers apparently behind the heinous murder of an Italian activist in Gaza belong to the Salafist movement whose extremism is more hardline than that of Hamas. The Brigade of the Gallant Companion of the Prophet Mohammed bin Muslima posted a video online Thursday showing the activist Vittorio Arrigoni blindfolded, bloodied and bruised, before they reportedly hanged ...

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Apr 15, 2011 5 Comments ›› Angelia

Lahore (Agenzia Fides) – In Pakistan forced conversions to Islam, rapes and forced marriages are on the rise. The victims are mostly Hindu and Christian girls, belonging to religious minorities, complain Fides local sources. This has been a worrying phenomenon for the Church in Pakistan for some time and that the Church is trying to ...

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Apr 9, 2011 11 Comments ›› Angelia

BBC The United States is funding a Pakistani remake of the popular TV children's show Sesame Street. In a new effort to win hearts and minds in Pakistan, USAID - the development arm of the US government - is donating $20m (£12m) to the country to create a local Urdu version of the show. The project aims to ...

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Apr 6, 2011 4 Comments ›› Angelia

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Apr 5, 2011 Comments Off Angelia

Daily Times ISLAMABAD: British Prime Minister David Cameron called for a new start in relations with Pakistan on Tuesday, eight months after sparking a diplomatic row by saying Pakistan should not be allowed to “look both ways” on terrorism. “Let’s make today a fresh start in our relationship,” said Cameron on his first trip to Pakistan as ...

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Dec 29, 2010 26 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

New York Times: WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is expressing alarm over reports that thousands of captured Taliban insurgents have disappeared into the hands of Pakistan’s police and security forces, and that some may have been tortured or killed. The report described concerns that the Pakistani military had killed members of the Taliban, rather than put ...

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Dec 27, 2010 1 Comment ›› Pat Dollard

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (AP) —Suspected U.S. missiles struck two vehicles in a Taliban stronghold on Pakistan's side of the border with Afghanistan on Monday, killing 18 alleged militants, Pakistani intelligence officials said. The attack in the North Waziristan tribal region came in the final days of a year that has witnessed an unprecedented number of ...

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Dec 26, 2010 5 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

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Dec 21, 2010 Comments Off Pat Dollard

New York (AP) - The covert U.S. campaign of drone attacks on terror suspects in Pakistan is one of the worst kept secrets in international diplomacy. Now, U.S. military leaders reportedly are asking for an even greater presence in the country. American forces are pushing to expand special operations raids into tribal areas of neighboring Pakistan ...

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Dec 19, 2010 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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Dec 17, 2010 3 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

WASHINGTON (AP) —The CIA has pulled its top spy out of Pakistan after threats were made against his life, current and former U.S. officials said, an unusual move for the U.S. and a complication on the front lines of the fight against al-Qaida. The CIA station chief was in transit Thursday after a Pakistani lawsuit earlier ...

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Nov 11, 2010 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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Nov 8, 2010 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

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Oct 24, 2010 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

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Oct 21, 2010 1 Comment ›› Pat Dollard

WASHINGTON (AP) — The CIA's expanding operations in Pakistan have taken "a serious toll" on the Al-Qaeda network, the spy agency director, Leon Panetta, has told US media. But he said it remained unclear whether the effort had prevented a possible terror plot against European cities, the Los Angeles Times quoted him as saying Tuesday. Panetta did ...

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Oct 9, 2010 Comments Off Pat Dollard

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) -- Gunmen armed with a rocket torched 29 NATO oil tankers in southwestern Pakistan before dawn Saturday, the latest attack on the supply line for international troops in Afghanistan since Pakistani authorities closed a key border crossing amid a dispute with the United States. Two responding police officers were wounded. Local government official Abdul ...

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Oct 7, 2010 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Fox News: U.S. officials are concerned that parts of Pakistan's intelligence agency are cooperating with terrorist groups fighting U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan, the Pentagon said Thursday. Spokesman Col. Dave Lapan said the Pakistan intelligence service as an organization does not support terrorism, but some elements within the Inter-Service Intelligence, or ISI, may be providing assistance ...

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Oct 7, 2010 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Washington Times: The Pakistani government's decision to shut a key supply route for coalition convoys in Afghanistan also has cut off a source of income for Taliban militants and a trucking racket that reap big profits from a cross-border "protection." A subsequent spike in attacks on NATO fuel tankers is seen by some analysts as an attempt ...

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Oct 6, 2010 3 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Wall Street Journal: Members of Pakistan's spy agency are pressing Taliban field commanders to fight the U.S. and its allies in Afghanistan, some U.S. officials and Afghan militants say, a development that undercuts a key element of the Pentagon's strategy for ending the war. The explosive accusation is the strongest yet in a series of U.S. criticisms ...

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Oct 6, 2010 Comments Off Pat Dollard

New York Times: ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Dozens of tanker trucks carrying fuel to Afghanistan for NATO troops were torched near Quetta in western Pakistan on Wednesday, the third major attack on supplies since Pakistan closed a border crossing to Afghanistan a week ago and the first at the only checkpoint that remained open. The latest ...

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Oct 5, 2010 1 Comment ›› Pat Dollard

Wall Street Journal: WASHINGTON—A new White House assessment steps up criticism of Pakistan's campaign against militants, stating bluntly that its government and military have been unwilling to take action against al Qaeda and like-minded terrorists. The aggressive language of the report—which also criticizes the leadership of President Asif Ali Zardari—could further strain difficult relations with a key ...

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