Exclusive ABC Interviews with Presidents Bush, Musharraf As Pakistan-Afghan Border Region Sees Conflict

EXCLUSIVE ABC INTERVIEWS WITH PRESIDENTS BUSH, MUSHARRAF AS PAKISTAN-AFGHAN BORDER REGION SEES CONFLICT

As President Bush begins a tour through south and central Asia, the violent border of Afghanistan and Pakistan continues to be a haven for tribal militants possibly connected to the Taliban and al Qaeda. With pressure from the U.S. to rout the terrorists and continuing violence, Presidents Karzai and Musharraf both blame the other to deflect criticism and to force action.

Exclusive: Pakistan's President Answers Critics of His Terror Response

Musharraf Says Pakistan Is Doing All It Can in War on Terror. (ABC News)

Exclusive Vargas Interview: Bush Discusses War in Iraq, U.S. Ports Deal, Pakistan

President Says He's Using 'Ample Capital' to 'Spread Freedom' In an Exclusive, Wide-Ranging Interview. (ABC News)

Afghanistan Slams Musharraf Comments Before Bush Trip

Afghan's foreign minister on Tuesday slammed comments by Pakistan's President Pervez Musharraf, who dismissed Afghan intelligence on the whereabouts of Islamist militants as "lies" influenced by Indian propaganda. (Reuters)

Pakistan Forces Hit Militants on Afghan Border

Pakistani helicopter gunships and ground forces attacked a militant hideout near the Afghan border on Wednesday killing up to 30 people, according to a senior official in the North Waziristan tribal region. (Reuters)

Analysis: A Display of Pakistani Solidarity in the U.S.-Jihadist War

The raid against a militant training camp in Pakistan, which authorities suspect was used to teach fighters how to engage coalition troops in Afghanistan, demonstrates not only that Pakistan can be an ally in the U.S. war on terrorism, but that there is no shortage of foreign militants willing to take on the West. (Strategic Forecasting)

JORDAN SUICIDE ATTACK THWARTED

Police Foil Al-Qaida Terror Plot in Jordan

Jordanian police have foiled a planned suicide bombing by al-Qaida in the kingdom and arrested two Iraqi militants and a Libyan, state-run media said. (AP)

STATE DEPARTMENT NARCOTICS REPORT

Opium Production Booming in Free Afghanistan

State Department Says Country Produces 90 Percent of World's Opium (ABC News)

AFGHAN PRISON RIOTS OVER

Afghans Said Bloody Kabul Prison Siege Over

A bloody prison siege in Afghanistan ended on Wednesday after all 1,300 prisoners involved in a riot that broke out at the weekend moved to a new block under police control, the government said. (Reuters)

JORDAN PRISON RIOTS

Jordanian Security Official Says All Hostages Released, Prison Riot Over

Inmates at a Jordanian prison released the last of about a half dozen police officers they had taken hostage Wednesday, ending a riot that broke out over the fate of two convicted al Qaeda killers, an official said. (AP)

Police Seized in Jordan Jail Riot

A number of policemen have been taken hostage after riots broke out in several Jordanian prisons where Islamist militants are being held. (BBC)

GUANTANAMO

Guantanamo Force-Feeding Tactics Are Called Torture

Lawyers for a captive at the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, say their client was tortured to coerce him into abandoning a lengthy hunger strike, and they contend that tactics used to force-feed detainees explicitly violate a new federal law that bars cruel or degrading treatment of people in U.S. custody. (Washington Post)

UKRAINE

Ukraine Claims Deported Uzbeks Were Members of Al Qaeda Linked Terror Group

Page
  • 1
  • |
  • 2
  • |
  • 3
Join the Discussion
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
You Might Also Like...