News headlines for “War on Terror”, page 4

  1. Karzai Demand on Night Raids Snags U.S.-Afghan Pact

    Monday, February 20, 2012

    Nearly a year after the Barack Obama administration began negotiations with the government of Afghan President Hamid Karzai on a U.S. military presence in Afghanistan beyond 2014, both sides confirmed last week that the talks are still hung up over the Afghan demand that night raids by U.S. Special Operations Forces (SOF) either be ended or put under Afghan control.

  2. Thailand Charges Iranian Suspects Over Blast

    Wednesday, February 15, 2012

    Two Iranians have been arrested and charged with plotting a bomb attack in Bangkok, according to Thailand's foreign minister.

  3. While Israel Blames Iran for India, Georgia Bombings, U.S. More Reserved

    Monday, February 13, 2012

    While Israel and its allies here blamed Iran for Monday's two nearly simultaneous car bomb incidents in the capitals of India and Georgia, the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama echoed local authorities in both countries who said they were not sure who the perpetrators were.

  4. Israeli Envoys Targeted in India and Georgia

    Monday, February 13, 2012

    Israeli diplomats have been targeted by car bombs in India and Georgia, leaving three injured and Israel's foreign minister promising a response.

  5. Army Officer's Leaked Report Rips Afghan War Success Story

    Saturday, February 11, 2012

    An analysis by Lt. Col. Daniel Davis, which the U.S. Army has not approved for public release but has leaked to Rolling Stone magazine, provides the most authoritative refutation thus far of the official military narrative of success in the Afghanistan War since the troop surge began in early 2010.

  6. U.S.: Muslim 'Terror Threat' Belied by Numbers

    Wednesday, February 08, 2012

    The threat of terrorism carried out by Muslim Americans appears to have been exaggerated by U.S. officials in recent years, according to a new study on domestic terrorism released Wednesday.

  7. Early End to U.S. Combat Role in Afghanistan Draws Cheers, Jeers, Confusion

    Thursday, February 02, 2012

    U.S. Defence Secretary Leon Panetta's surprise announcement Wednesday that U.S. troops will phase out their combat role in Afghanistan by mid-2013 is drawing mixed reactions, as well as a fair bit of confusion, from both critics and supporters of the 11-year-old war here.

  8. BANGLADESH: Coup Bid Reveals Extremism Within the Army

    Thursday, February 02, 2012

    Bangladesh’s army has won paludits as leading United Nations peacekeepers, but the January coup attempt against Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s government has exposed lurking religious extremism within its ranks.

  9. Pakistan Denies 'Intimate' Taliban Links

    Wednesday, February 01, 2012

    Pakistan has rejected as 'frivolous' a leaked NATO report which claims that the country's security services are helping the Taliban, and suggesting that the group believes it is poised to regain power.

  10. PAKISTAN: New Rehab Plan Brings Hope for War-Disabled

    Saturday, January 28, 2012

    The prolonged United States-led war against terrorism has left a large number of people disabled in Pakistan, compelling the government to institute a rehabilitation plan that will include imparting vocational skills.

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