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Pakistan deal with Taliban emboldens militants

Pakistan's strategy of trying to appease Taliban militants is showing signs of backfiring, as extremists move within 60 miles ...


Pakistan must do more to fight Taliban: U.S. commander

Pakistan must do more to "erase" Taliban bases inside its territory which are destabilizing the entire region, the U.S. commander of Western troops in neighboring Afghanistan said on Sunday.


U.S. Military Works to Jam Taliban Radio Stations, Web Sites

The Obama administration is starting a broad effort in Pakistan and Afghanistan to prevent the Taliban from using radio stations and Web sites to intimidate civilians and plan attacks, officials say.


Taliban say U.S. reconciliation offer "lunatic"

Taliban insurgents rejected on Wednesday a U.S. offer of "honorable reconciliation" as a "lunatic idea" and said the withdrawal of foreign troops was the only way to end the war in Afghanistan.


Afghan Strikes by Taliban Get Pakistan Help, U.S. Aides Say

The support consists of money, military supplies and planning guidance to Taliban commanders who are gearing up to confront a larger force in Afghanistan.


Is talking to the Taliban the right approach?

Is talking to the Taliban the right approach?

President Obama says the United States is open to reaching out to some moderate voices in the Taliban, but critics say that's not the right approach.


Blast hits U.S. base in Afghanistan; Taliban claims responsibility

A car bomb exploded outside the main U.S. military base in Afghanistan and wounded three people Wednesday. The Taliban claimed ...


Pakistan To Arm Village Militias To Fight Terror

Pakistan To Arm Village Militias To Fight Terror

A Pakistani border region struggling against Taliban and al-Qaida militants will distribute 30,000 rifles to villagers in hopes that local militias can help the provincial government regain control, a top official said Sunday.


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