Officials Fear Support From Islamabad Will Wane
The United States has escalated its unilateral strikes against al-Qaeda members and fighters operating in Pakistan’s tribal areas, partly because of anxieties that Pakistan’s new leaders will insist on scaling back military operations in that country, according to U.S. officials.
Washington is […]
Update: March 27, 2008
Pakistan’s new leaders tell US: We are no longer your killing field
· Visiting envoys earn cold reception from coalition · PM wants new approach to fight Islamic extremism
In blunt remarks, Sharif said he told Negroponte that Pakistan was no longer a one-man show. […]
India, Pak exchange lists of nuclear installations Tuesday, 01 January 2008 16:01 IST
New Delhi, Jan 1: India and Pakistan today exchanged the lists of their installations and facilities, taking forward their 17-year-old confidence building measure in the field.
The lists were simultaneously handed over here […]
Musharraf visits troops in farewell ceremonies before becoming civilian leader (AP)
RAWALPINDI, Pakistan – President Gen. Pervez Musharraf visited troops Tuesday to bid them farewell, a day before he planned to stand down as military chief to become a civilian head of state in a move aimed at easing the country’s political […]
Bhutto ‘ultimatum to Musharraf’ By Barbara Plett BBC News, Islamabad
Former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto has given President Musharraf 48 hours to respond to her demands for a power-sharing deal, media reports say.
The embattled military ruler is seeking support for presidential elections that would give […]