Pakistani Foreign Minister Mahmood Qureshi joined Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and top Afghan officials this week in Washington for security talks, saying he is open to working closely with the U.S. to fight terror and extremism. Qureshi explains his…
As CIA director nominee Leon Panetta undergoes Senate confirmation scrutiny, he faces the job of leading an intelligence agency that is changing course on interrogation tactics and other policies. A former CIA official and a reporter weigh in on the…
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
Hours after North Korea dismissed rumors questioning leader Kim Jong Il's health as a conspiracy Wednesday, South Korea's intelligence agency released new information claiming Kim is recovering from surgery.
Following the dramatic rescue of fifteen hostages in Columbia by government forces, some held by rebels for years, Colombian Defense Minister Juan Manuel Santos describes events and planning leading up to the rescue effort.
The Taliban released 12 South Korean hostages in Afghanistan on Wednesday, and another seven may be freed Thursday. A political scientist and a former CIA official discuss the challenges of negotiating with the Taliban.
Nearly one-quarter of Department of Homeland Security positions remain vacant, according to a House committee report, raising concerns that the office may be unprepared for future emergencies.
A report released Friday by the Pentagon's inspector general found that a 2002 intelligence briefing on Iraq was faulty but legal. NewsHour analysts discuss the Senate Armed Services Committee's response to the report.
Attorney General Gonzales defended the administration's decision to shift authority of its warrantless surveillance program to a secret court. Gonzales explains what happens next and said the country is "no less safe."…
Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld's surprise resignation has triggered debate over his relationship with the military, his handling of the Iraq war and his efficacy as leader. A former colleague and a former assistant secretary of defense discuss the legacy of…
Five years after the overthrow of the Taliban government in Afganistan, lawless tribal areas along the Pakistan border have fallen under control of Taliban militias. A Frontline documentary examines the crisis in the Pakistani province of North Waziristan.
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