Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said Wednesday that a U.S. aid bill that would provide $1.5 billion per year for five years to Pakistan was critical to the country's efforts to fight terrorism.
As the number of U.S. troops and casualties rise in Afghanistan and the popularity for the war declines, lawmakers and military strategists are beginning to wonder whether America has the right strategy in the conflict.
By Tom LeGro
The top U.S. and NATO commander in Afghanistan said in a confidential report that the situation in Afghanistan is growing worse, and without more boots on the ground, the United States risks losing a war it's been waging since September…
Defense Secretary Robert Gates sits down with Judy Woodruff to discuss the insurgency in Iraq, the need for assistance in Afghanistan and shifts in long-term spending priorities.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
In this reporter's notebook, Margaret Warner accompanied the military to outposts of U.S. and Afghan soldiers in one of the most active insurgent areas of Afghanistan. Watch for her reports about Afghanistan on the NewsHour the week of March 16.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai has called for moving presidential elections up from August to April in what some are viewing as a political maneuver to rein in his critics. Margaret Warner provides an update from Afghanistan on the political developments.
By PBS NewsHour
NATO forces based in Afghanistan fired 20 artillery rounds at insurgent fighters within Pakistan in an attack coordinated with the Pakistani government, NATO officials said Tuesday.
A series of coordinated blasts tore through a troubled section of northeast India on Thursday, killing at least 61 people and wounding hundreds more as police rushed to uncover any additional unexploded devices.
By PBS NewsHour
A series of five suicide bombings rattled multiple targets in northern Somalia Wednesday, killing at least 22 people as international talks began in Kenya over Somalia's troubled political situation.
Twenty months after taking charge of a new troop surge in Iraq, Gen. David Petraeus passed on some hard-earned and still fragile security gains to his replacement, Gen. Ray Odierno, Tuesday. Specialists assess the challenges both generals now face in…
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