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Reset Pakistan policy to check terror syndicate: Former CIA analyst


December 28th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 28 (IANS) Describing the 2008 Mumbai attacks as President Barack Obama's first major international crisis, a former CIA analyst has called for a reset of American policy ... Read more...

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US experts suggest Pakistan policy relook


December 17th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 17 (IANS) Amidst a tense standoff with Pakistan, US experts have suggested a strategic relook at Washington's policies to ensure that international terrorists are rooted out from both ... Read more...

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Obama expresses condolences, but no apology to Pakistan


December 5th, 2011 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 5 (IANS) Eight days after a NATO airstrike killed 24 Pakistani soldiers and chilled US-Pakistan relations, President Obama called Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari to express condolences, but ... Read more...

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Trusting Musharraf was a strategic failure: Former CIA analyst


September 8th, 2011 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 8 (IANS) The biggest US mistake in the war against terrorism was to ignore Al Qaeda in Pakistan to invade Iraq after the September 2001 terror attacks ... Read more...

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Counter-terror strategy, Pakistan policy can’t be separated: BJP (Lead)


August 3rd, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Calling for a national consensus in the fight against terrorism, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Ravi Shankar Prasad Wednesday said the country's policy with ... Read more...

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BJP asks Manmohan to review talks with Pakistan


May 4th, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to review his decision to restore peace talks with Pakistan after Osama bin ... Read more...

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Osama killing shows Pakistan epicentre of terror: BJP (Lead)


May 2nd, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) The killing of Osama bin Laden near the Pakistani capital was "final confirmation" that Pakistan remained the "epicentre of terrorism", the Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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Experts express surprise, praise for India-Pakistan cricket diplomacy


March 30th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar. 30 (ANI): Experts and analysts on South Asia have expressed both surprise and praise for Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh's initiative to invite his Pakistani counterpart Yousuf ... Read more...

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“Jihadist nuclear-armed Pak worst nightmare for India, US, world”: Riedel


February 17th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17(ANI): A jihadist takeover in Pakistan- which is a "real possibility today"- would have devastating consequences not only for the country but the entire world, and particularly for India, ... Read more...

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Engage India more for resolving Afghanistan crisis: Sen Kerry


August 2nd, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 2 (IANS) An influential US senator has suggested that the Obama administration engage more with India and Pakistan for a political resolution in Afghanistan as US officials ... Read more...

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Pakistan wants Indians to testify in its courts: Envoy


August 2nd, 2010 - 10:21 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 2 (IANS) Claiming that Pakistan policy of supporting some terrorist groups has changed, its ambassador here says Islamabad has asked India to send its officials to testify ... Read more...

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UPA’s Pakistan policy in shambles: Advani


July 25th, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Citing India's recent talks with Pakistan, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani has strongly criticised the government's Pakistan policy, saying it "is really in ... Read more...

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Pakistan must act against Mumbai attackers: US


July 23rd, 2010 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 23 (IANS) The United States has listed investigation and bringing to justice those responsible for the November 2008 Mumbai terror attack among the must do things for Pakistan ... Read more...

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U.S. report calls for withholding aid till unholy Pak-terrorist nexus not snapped


June 22nd, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 22(ANI): A new report by a Washington think tank has said that some official elements in Pakistan are thwarting counterterrorism efforts, and advised the Obama administration to withhold some ... Read more...

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India-US strategic dialogue: Possibilities and Challenges


May 31st, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorNew Delhi, May 31 (ANI): The first India-US strategic dialogue is taking place amid the backdrop ofincidents which see commonality of interests between the oldest and the largest democracies ... Read more...

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Top Taliban commander captured in secret raid in Pakistan: NYT (Lead)


February 16th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 16 (IANS) Pakistani and American intelligence forces have in a secret joint operation captured Afghanistan's top Taliban military commander in Karachi, the New York Times reported Tuesday citing American ... Read more...

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US expert predicts tumultuous time for ‘unstable’ Pak in 2010


January 14th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.14 (ANI): The year 2010 would bring with itself a number of new problems for Pakistan and the situation in the country is going to get worse, a top US ... Read more...

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Obama administration deeply concerned about Pakistan


December 3rd, 2009 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3(ANI): U.S. President Barack Obama's speech on Tuesday may have focused on his decision to send 30,000 more troops to Afghanistan, but it also pointed out the administration's deeper ... Read more...

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India ‘pleased’ with Obama’s AfPak focus on Taliban, Al Qaeda


December 3rd, 2009 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) A day after US President Barack Obama announced a troop surge in Afghanistan, India Wednesday said it was "pleased" that military pressure on the Al Qaeda ... Read more...

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Obama calls Manmohan Singh on Afghanistan


December 1st, 2009 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Close on the heels of the two leaders' meeting in Washington last week, US President Barack Obama called Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday morning to discuss ... Read more...

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Obama’s war council focusing on Al Qaeda in Pakistan


October 8th, 2009 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 8 (IANS) As US President Barack Obama met his top national security officials to discuss Afghanistan-Pakistan policy, media reports suggested that the emerging war strategy was focusing ... Read more...

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BJP sees US hand in India-Pakistan joint statement


August 1st, 2009 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 1 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday accused the government of agreeing to the India-Pakistan joint statement under international pressure, especially from the US. "We see a strong possibility ... Read more...

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Nirupama Rao takes charge as foreign secretary Saturday


July 31st, 2009 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Nirupama Rao, who has served as ambassador to China and spokesperson of the foreign ministry, takes charge as India's foreign secretary Saturday. Rao will be India's second ... Read more...

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Pak editorial visualizes Manmohan Singh as a “paradigmatic” leader after Nehru


July 31st, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 31 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh might have been at the receiving end of an opposition flak for 'diluting' India's position on Pakistan during talks with Pakistan Prime ... Read more...

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Can India have a strategic partnership with the United States? (Re-issue) (Part- III)


July 27th, 2009 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
By Prem PrakashI had an hour-long interview with Robin Raphael and she gave a measured reply to Gujral's message of friendship. In the course of my TV interview, I was left ... Read more...

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Can India have a strategic partnership with the United States? (Part - III)


July 23rd, 2009 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
By Prem PrakashWe need to learn from China on how to exploit the US. The US may have won its Cold War against the Soviet Union, but as far as China is ... Read more...

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Obama to host ‘Af-Pak’ talks with Zardari, Karzai


April 22nd, 2009 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 22 (IANS) President Barack Obama has invited his counterparts from Pakistan and Afghanistan, Asif Ali Zardari and Hamid Karzai, to discuss the "Af-Pak" policy here next month, a media ... Read more...

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‘Top Al Qaeda, Taliban leadership based in Pakistan’


April 21st, 2009 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 21 (IANS) Warning that the top leadership of Al Qaeda and Taliban was most likely based in Pakistan, a US South Asia expert has suggested that President ... Read more...

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‘Getting ISI to end support to militants difficult’


April 11th, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 11 (IANS) Noting that for the Pakistani military and Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) India remains the security priority, a US expert has expressed doubts about the success of the Obama administration's ... Read more...

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India yet to decide on joining Afghan contact group: PM


April 10th, 2009 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday said that India was yet to decide on joining a regional framework proposed by US President Barack Obama in its Afghanistan-Pakistan ... Read more...

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Pakistan, global crunch top Manmohan-Obama agenda in London


March 30th, 2009 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Apart from the global financial crisis, India and the US will discuss the situation in Pakistan and Afghanistan when Prime Minister Manmohan Singh meets US ... Read more...

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‘US drone attacks failure of Pak Government’s foreign policy’


March 29th, 2009 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 29 (ANI): The Pakistan senate committee on national security has declared that the continuing of US drone attacks on Pakistani territory is a failure of the government's foreign policy.The ... Read more...

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AfPak riddle: India hopes for more US pressure on Pakistan


March 28th, 2009 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The US' new policy on Afghanistan and Pakistan has revived cautious hopes in India that Washington will be vigilant against the misuse of aid ... Read more...

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US to push Pakistan to destroy terrorist safe havens


March 28th, 2009 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March (IANS) The US is hoping to destroy terrorist safe havens in Pakistan with a combination of aggressive military operations from the Afghanistan side and what one senior ... Read more...

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US has a year to make turnaround in Pak, Afghanistan


March 27th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.27 (ANI): Key aides of the Obama administration have warned that Washington just has about a year to turn things around in both Pakistan and Afghanistan.An official said twelve months ... Read more...

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