State Dept. Tries Blog Diplomacy
The State Department, departing from traditional public diplomacy techniques, has what it calls a three-person, “digital outreach team” posting entries in Arabic on “influential” Arabic blogs to challenge misrepresentations of the United States and promote moderate views among Islamic youths in the […]
Fresh paint on the shrine’s outer wall reads Lal Masjid, meaning Red Mosque
Pro-Taliban fighters have seized control of a mosque and shrine in the Mohmand area of Pakistan’s North West Frontier province and renamed it the Red Mosque. The tribesmen have expressed support for Abdul Rashid Ghazi, the leader […]
Pakistan hits out at U.S. terrorism stance By Paul Eckert, Asia Correspondent: Reuters WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Pakistan hit back on Sunday at U.S. critics of its fight against terrorism, insisting its army was best suited to hunt for Osama bin Laden and other al Qaeda militants Washington believes enjoy safe haven […]
WASHINGTON, July 17 — President Bush’s top counterterrorism advisers acknowledged Tuesday that the strategy for fighting Osama bin Laden’s leadership of Al Qaeda in Pakistan had failed, as the White House released a grim new intelligence assessment that has forced the administration to consider more aggressive measures inside Pakistan.
The intelligence […]
Can someone please explain to me why Senator do freaking nothing Cornyn didn’t vote on this bill. I guess since Bush doesn’t think about bin Laden anymore, so Cornyn thought he would follow suit.
Cornyn will make sure that he always votes no to bringing the troops home but he’ll take a pass […]
Truce Over, Pakistan Militants Kill 70
Guardian Unlimited, UK – From AP By RIAZ KHAN AP Writer PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) – Militants in northwest Pakistan disavowed a peace pact with the government and launched two days of suicide attacks and bombings that killed at least 70 people, dramatically escalating […]
US renting Pak army for $ 100 million a month 14 Jul 2007, 0340 hrs IST,CHIDANAND RAJGHATTA,TNN
WASHINGTON: The United States is paying around $ 100 million a month for the deployment of 80,000 Pakistani troops on its border with Afghanistan ostensibly for the war on terrorism, a key US official […]
Musharraf boost Why the president has finally moved against radical mosque.
Pakistani soldiers storm mosque Troops in Pakistan’s city of Islamabad have stormed the Red Mosque, after talks with radicals broke down. The army said 40 militants were killed in the operation, as loud explosions and gunfire were heard. Three soldiers […]
Bush with his constant focus on Iraq, continues to ignore the real reason we are suppose to be at war, Osama bin Laden. Which, I might add Bush has openly stated that he has not given much thought bin Laden.
WASHINGTON – While the U.S. presses its war against insurgents linked to […]