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12 of top 20 Al-Qaida leaders killed under Obama: Biden

February 15th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb. 15 (ANI): US Vice-President Joe Biden has said that American troops have killed 12 of the top 20 Al Qaeda leaders and taken out 100 of their affiliates during ... Read more...

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US drone program in Pak, Afghanistan should continue, but with serious “hearts and minds” effort

October 27th, 2009 - 9:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct.27 (ANI): As the Obama administration considers relying more heavily on remote-controlled drones to attack militants along the Afghanistan-Pakistan border, there are concerns thatWashingtonwill risk losing the hearts and minds ... Read more...

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World’s most dangerous country Pak ‘a lost cause’, says top US military adviser

June 4th, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jun.4 (ANI): A key adviser to the US Central Command chief General David Petraeus, Lieutenant Colonel David Kilcullen has said that Pakistan is a 'lost cause', and until it initiates ... Read more...

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Swat operation has ‘bleak’ chance of achieving success: US expert

May 14th, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, May 14 (ANI): While Pakistan has claimed to have sanitized hundreds of Taliban operatives during the ongoing military operation in the Swat Valley, a US expert has said the offensive ... Read more...

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‘US needs to call off drone strikes in Pak’

May 3rd, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, May. 3 (ANI): The top adviser to the US army chief in Afghanistan, David Kilcullen, has observed that the US drone strikes in Pakistan are creating more enemies than eliminating ... Read more...

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Pakistan among ‘five countries in deep trouble’

April 23rd, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 23 (IANS) Political chaos and increasing terrorist activities, coupled with a worsening economic scenario, makes Pakistan one of the five countries in deep trouble, according to a listing prepared by ... Read more...

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Pakistan dangerously close towards becoming fiefdom of Islamist warlords, terrorists: Report

April 17th, 2009 - 3:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.17 (ANI): The Taliban's expanding writ in Pakistan with every passing day may ultimately see the whole country falling into the hands of the insurgents, and being turned into a ... Read more...

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CENTCOM Advisor gives Pakistan six months before it collapses

March 23rd, 2009 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.23 (ANI): While the political leadership in Pakistan is making an effort to reconcile and stabilise the country, the United States still feels that danger looms large over the country ... Read more...

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