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Trump commits more troops to Afghanistan
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson addresses Trump's Afghanistan strategy in State Department briefing.
Kids Killed By Drones: U.S. Pushes Back
New Pakistani Government Report Says Drones Have Killed Scores of Innocents, Nearly 100 Children
Drone Strikes in Pakistan 'Damaging and Counterproductive,' Study Finds
A new analysis of the targeted killing of terrorists in Pakistan argues that U.S. drones have injured or killed far more civilians than the U.S. government has acknowledged and questions whether the strikes have been effective in making the U.S. any safer. The study, by...
Leaked U.S. Cables Pushing U.S-Pakistan Relations to the Brink
After Bin Laden Raid and New WikiLeaks Cables, U.S.-Pakistani Officials 'Communicating By Fax'
White House Issues Quarterly Af-Pak Report and It Still Sounds Like a Mess
In his latest quarterly strategic review of the strategy in Afghanistan and Pakistan, the White House National Security Staff heralds as the most important success in President Obama’s Af-Pak strategy the fact that, in its view, al-Qaeda’s senior leadership in...
'This Week' Transcript: Hillary Clinton, Robert Gates and Donald Rumsfeld
JAKE TAPPER, ABC NEWS: And joining me now in their first interview since the attacks on Libya began, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Defense Secretary Robert Gates. Madam and Mr. Secretary, thanks so much for joining us. I'll start with you, Secretary Gates. The mission is a no-fly zone and
Terror Threat 'Most Heightened' Since 9/11, Napolitano Says
The threat of terrorism is at "its most heightened state" since the 9/11 attacks nearly a decade ago, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said today. "The terrorist threat facing our country has evolved significantly in the last ten years -- and continues to evolve -- so that, in some
Gates Launches Latest Polio Campaign at FDR Recuperation Site
In the New York City double town house where President Franklin Delano Roosevelt recuperated from polio in the summer of 1921, billionaire Bill Gates on Monday began the latest chapter in his campaign to rout the disease from its last global strongholds. "Let us pave the way for a future where
Gains Remain 'Fragile and Reversible': The One Year Af-Pak Review
The White House has released a 5-page overview of the annual Af-Pak review. Much of this we reported two nights ago.
Taliban and al Qaeda Safe Havens in Pakistan Remain a Major Problem, and Other Af-Pak Review Issues
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton started today's Af-Pak Review meeting by talking about Richard Holbrooke and how much it meant to the family that the president spoke to them. The president remarked on how much the team will miss him....